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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Pass-Through Tax Cut May Impact Small Business Owner Retirement Savings Strategies

May 17th, 2017

This article, written by our own Adam Bergman, originally appeared on Forbes.com – President Donald Trump’s plan to cut the tax rate to 15 percent for so called pass-through businesses, such as partnerships, LLCs and S Corporations, will help many small business owners reinvest in their business by saving on taxes.  President Trump also plans […]

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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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President Trump’s Recent Proposed Corporate Tax Rate Reduction Expected To Increase Popularity of Rollover Business Start-Up Solution

April 26th, 2017

Trump plan to reduce corporate tax rate to 15% could make it more tax efficient for thousands of Americans use retirement funds tax-free to fund a business via ROBS IRA Financial Group, a provider of Rollover Business Startup Solution (“ROBS”) solutions, expects to see a boost in the popularity of the ROBS solution based on […]

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IRA Financial Group Vs. Wells Fargo Solo 401k Plan

April 18th, 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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How You Can Use Your Retirement Funds to Start Your Own Business

March 29th, 2017

Leaving your job or thinking of leaving your job and a have 401(k) qualified retirement plan or other type of retirement plan? Why not use your retirement funds to invest in yourself instead of a stock market than can burst any day? With the recent turmoil in the U.S. stock market and the downward trend […]

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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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Solo 401k Plans Offer Protection from Creditors

March 1st, 2017

Retirement accounts have become many Americans’ most valuable assets. That means it is vital that you have the ability to protect them from creditors, such as people who have won lawsuits against you. In general, the asset/creditor protection strategies available to you depend on the type of retirement account you have (i.e. Traditional IRA, Roth […]

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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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