3-12C-1810 . Qualified benefit preservation arrangement assets--Income.

Any assets held by the qualified benefit preservation arrangement to assist in meeting the employer's obligations under the qualified benefit preservation arrangement, including all amounts of employer contributions made under the qualified benefit preservation arrangement, all property and rights acquired or purchased with these amounts, and all income attributable to these amounts shall be held separate and apart from other funds of the employer and will be used exclusively for the uses and purposes of participants and general creditors as set forth in this part. Participants have no preferred claim on, or any beneficial interest in, any assets of the qualified benefit preservation arrangement fund. Any rights created under this part are unsecured contractual rights of a participant against the employer. Any assets held by the qualified benefit preservation arrangement fund are subject to the claims of the employer's general creditors under federal and state law in the event of the employer's insolvency.

Income accruing to the qualified benefit preservation arrangement fund constitutes income derived from the exercise of an essential governmental function upon which the qualified benefit preservation arrangement fund is exempt from tax under sections 115 and 415(m)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Source: SL 2020, ch 14, ยง 10.