2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 40. Public employee trust fund.
40.82 General provisions.


40.82 General provisions.


(1) Any part of gross compensation deferred under a deferred compensation plan established under this subchapter which would have been treated as current earnings or wages if paid immediately to the employee shall be treated as current earnings or wages for purposes of the federal social security act or any retirement, pension, or group insurance benefit plan provided by the department.


(2) Compensation that is withheld under a deferred compensation plan contract between an employer and an employee may be invested by the employer or a person other than the employer who is authorized by contract to administer the funds. The employer may determine the types of investments in which the deferred compensation funds may be invested. The deferred compensation funds may be invested and reinvested in the same manner provided for investments under s. 881.01.

40.82 - ANNOT.

History: 1981 c. 187; 2003 a. 264.

40.82 - ANNOT.

Section 40.08 (1) does not permit the division of a deferred compensation account pursuant to a qualified domestic relations order. Preiss v. Preiss, 2000 WI App 185, 238 Wis. 2d 368, 617 N.W.2d 514, 99-3261.

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