A Complete Guide to the Modified Endowment Contract (MEC)

A Complete Guide to the Modified Endowment Contract (MEC)

What is a Modified Endowment Contract? A Modified Endowment Contract (MEC) is a life insurance policy that fails the 7-pay test established by the Tax and Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1988 (TAMRA). Failure of this test reclassified the life insurance policy, which comes with several changes to the taxation of the insurance contract. It’s important …

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