Where is the SECURE Act is trending on the internet. Why? Because finding the text to this new law is nearly impossible to find online.
Even worse, the general public is left with editorial feedback on the rule change without having an accurate resource to read the law for themselves.
Luckily, there is an answer.
Finding the SECURE Act in Other Places
Currently, a better way to find a copy of the SECURE Act is to review a congressional report called 165 Cong. Rec. H 10386.
Another way of finding information about this update to our tax code is by looking at any of these federal reports:
- H. Rept. 98-1159
- Conf. Rept. 105-217
- S. Rept. 114-79
- H. Rept. 116-62
- H. Rept. 116-78
- H. Rept. 116-107
- S. Rept. 116-126
- H. Rept. 116-353
As a reminder, this new law is a fancy way of saying our IRS rules and statues were updated.
In the future, and hopefully sooner than later, everyone will be able to access an updated 26 U.S. Code 26, the chapter of laws devoted to the Internal Revenue Code, using free resources online. This will be significant for families and Eligible Designated Beneficiaries.
Final Thoughts on Finding the Secure Act?
In the meantime, the best way to find the SECURE Act is to utilize paid legal subscriptions.
On the other hand, another option and a highly unutilized resources is visiting local law libraries open to the general public.