On Halloween night, the IRS announced the cost of living adjustments applicable to the various retirement plan limitations. Unfortunately, the bulk of the retirement savings limits will not increase from 2013. According to the October 31st announcement made by the IRS on Pension Plan Limitations for 2014, "Some pension limitations such as those governing 401(k)… Continue reading IRS Announces Few Increases to Retirement Savings Limits for 2014
Let’s start by discussing some of the benefits of setting up and maintaining a Retirement Plan for your practice. The first benefit is that contributions you make into the retirement plan are generally tax deductible, and then those contributions grow tax deferred. Remember, contributing to a retirement plan is one of the best tax shelters… Continue reading Why open a Retirement Plan for Your Practice?
As people switch jobs, change financial planners, or just move through life, it's not uncommon to leave a trail of IRA accounts, 401k accounts, and 403b accounts. Why not take this opportunity to clean up these retirement accounts by consolidating them into one or two accounts? Consolidating all of your retirement accounts into just a… Continue reading Spring Clean Up Project #1: Your IRAs, 401ks, and 403bs
Contributing to a retirement plan is one of the best tax shelters available to you during your working years. Recently, the IRS announced that many of the retirement savings limits will increase for 2013. Employer Sponsored Plans Most working professionals have access to a 401(k) plan or a 403(b) plan at work. Amounts contributed to… Continue reading IRS ANNOUNCES HIGHER RETIREMENT PLAN LIMITS FOR 2013
If your Keogh or Solo 401(k) accounts are worth more than $250,000, or if you have employees in your plan, you need to file Form 5500-EZ by Tuesday, July 31. For more info: http://www.irs.gov/retirement/article/0,,id=117588,00.html Have questions? We can help: 781.938.0045.
In Part 1, we discussed the differences and benefits of Traditional and Roth IRAs. Today, I'd like to give you some advice on the amount you should be contributing. The Max Factor: When my clients ask me for advice about the Roth 401k or 403b plan, I immediately look at Box 12 of their W-2… Continue reading When Regular is Better than Roth – part 2