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In December 2019, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the SECURE Act. This landmark legislation, (which stands for Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act), may affect how you plan for your retirement. Most of the provisions go into effect in 2020, which means now is the time to consider how these new rules may affect your tax and retirement-planning situation. Here is a look at some of the more important elements of the SECURE Act that may have an impact on you as an individual taxpayer. The changes in the law might provide you and your family with tax-savings opportunities. However, not all of the changes are favorable, and there may be steps you could take to minimize their impact.