IRA Financial Group Introduces New Cryptocurrency Solo 401(k) Plan with Checkbook Control Solution

June 13th, 2017

Cryptocurrency Solo 401(k) Plan solution will allow for tax-free treatment on bitcoin & other digital asset transactions using retirement funds. IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plans is proud to announce the introduction of the cryptocurrency self-directed Solo 401(k) plan with checkbook control. The cryptocurrency Solo 401(k) plan […]

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Millennials Using Solo 401(k) Plan Loan Option to Enter Housing Market

June 1st, 2017

401(k) Plan loan feature helping first-time home buyers secure necessary funds to purchase a home IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of solo 401(k) plans for self-employed and small business owners, has seen a growing number of millennials who are first time home buyers using the 401(k) plan loan feature to purchase a home, according […]

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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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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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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 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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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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How to Use Your 401k to Make Real Estate Investments

January 26th, 2017

Most people mistakenly believe that their 401(k) must be invested in bank CDs, the stock market, or mutual funds. Few Investors realize that the IRS has always permitted real estate to be held inside 401(k) retirement accounts. Investments in real estate with a Solo 401(k) are fully permissible under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act […]

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