Archive for the ‘Solo 401K Rules’ Category

Why Choose an IRA Financial Group Solo 401k Over Fidelity

August 24th, 2017

The Solo 401K Plan, also known as the Individual 401K or Self Directed 401K Plan is an IRS approved plan that was designed specifically for the self-employed or small business owner with no employees other than the owners(s). Since the adoption of the 2002 Economic Growth and Tax Reconciliation Act, the Solo 401K Plan has […]

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Non-Deductible Solo 401k Tax Strategy

August 10th, 2017

The Secret Way to Boost Your Annual 401(k) Plan Contributions In the case of an IRA, most people know that IRA contributions can be made in pre-tax, after-tax, or Roth. However, it is not widely known that a Solo 401(k) plan can allow you to make non-deductible plan contributions based off your income on a […]

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IRA Financial Group Announces New Solo 401(k) Plan Annual Services to Include Filing of IRS Form 5500-EZ

July 6th, 2017

Solo 401(k) plan clients of the IRA Financial Group to be offered IRS Form 5500-EZ completion services IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA and solo 401(k) plans, announces a new service for its annual tax and compliance service for Solo 401(k) plan clients to include the completion of the annual IRS information […]

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Contribution Deadlines for Your Solo 401k

May 25th, 2017

The deadline for making Solo 401K Plan contributions is typically dependent on the type of entity that has adopted the Solo 401K Plan as well as the type of contribution – employee deferral vs. profit sharing contribution. Sole Proprietorship Employee Deferral In the case of a sole proprietorship, a business owner under the age of […]

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Are You Allowed to Contribute to a Solo 401k Plan?

May 11th, 2017

A Solo 401(k) Plan is well suited for businesses that either do not employ any employees or employee certain employees that may be excluded from coverage. A Solo 401K plan is perfect for any sole proprietor, consultant, or independent contractor. To be eligible to benefit from the Solo 401(k) plan, investor must meet just two […]

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How to File IRA Form 5500-EZ for Your Solo 401k Plan

March 15th, 2017

In general, the Solo 401(k) plan is easy to operate. There is generally no annual filing requirement unless the fair market value of your solo 401(k) plan asset exceeds $250,000, as of December 31 of the previous year. If your solo 401(k) plan assets exceed $250,000 as of 12/31 of the previous year, you will need to […]

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UDFI And Using A 401(k) Plan To Buy Real Estate

February 24th, 2017

One of the advantages of using retirement funds, such as a 401(k) plan, to make investments is that, in most cases, all income and gains from the investment will flow back to the 401(k) plan tax-deferred (or tax-free in the case of a Roth). This is because a 401(k) plan is exempt from tax pursuant […]

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What Is the 2017 UBTI Tax Rate?

February 16th, 2017

Internal Revenue Code Section 511 taxes “unrelated business taxable income” (UBTI) at the rates applicable to corporations or trusts, depending on the organization’s legal characteristics. Generally, UBTI is gross income from an organization’s unrelated trades or businesses, less deductions for business expenses, losses, depreciation, and similar items directly connected therewith. A Solo 401(k) Plan subject […]

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Updated Rules for Purchasing Coins with a Solo 401(k) Plan

January 5th, 2017

The IRS does not list the type of assets or investments that may be purchased with retirement funds, but does indicate which categories of assets or investments are not permitted. The categories of transactions that are not permitted to be purchased using a Solo 401(k) Plan can be found in Internal Revenue Code Sections 408 […]

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Are All Individual 401k Plans the Same?

October 26th, 2016

When it comes to determining what type of 401(k) qualified retirement plan is best for a self-employed individual or small business owner with no employees, it is important to look at all the options the plan provides to make sure it will satisfy your retirement planning, tax, and investment goals. Most financial institutions offer Solo […]

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