Posts Tagged ‘Roth 401(k) Plan’


3 Proven Steps for Taxpayers to Survive Tax Season

 

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1)Be Prepared

Ah yes, the Boy Scout Motto, “Be Prepared”.  It is very applicable to surviving tax season. How can you get prepared?  Start with completing your tax organizer.  We send these out to our clients in early January.  This will contain all of the prior year information.  Some clients don’t like filling out the tax organizer.  That’s fine. … Continue reading »


3 Proven Reasons Young Investors Should Fund a Roth IRA and Roth 401(k) to Save

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Time

As the Rolling Stones said, “Time is on my side.” And so it is with younger investors, time is clearly on their side.  The benefit to a Roth IRA or Roth 401(k) plan is that if all of the requirements are met, the distributions are tax-free. To fund a Roth IRA you will need to have earned income.  This is the … Continue reading »


4 Reasons All Employers Should Offer a Roth 401(k) Plan

 

1) The Roth 401(k) Plan Has a Higher Contribution Limit that a Roth IRA

Taxpayers can contribute up to $5,000 per year into a Roth IRA. Taxpayers over age 50 can contribute an additional ‘catch-up’ contribution of $1,000 for a total of $6,000.  To contribute to a Roth IRA you need to have earned income at least up to the amount of the contribution. Earned income is from wages as an employee (Form W-2) or … Continue reading »


Why Every Week is ‘Mob Week’ for Connecticut Taxpayers

 

This week is Mob Week on AMC. We get to watch classic Mob movies like The Godfather, Scarface and The Untouchables.

 

Unfortunately every week is Mob Week for Connecticut taxpayers.

In 2011 the State of Connecticut passed their largest tax increase ever. The highest state income tax rate was increased from 5% to 6.7%.


The Roth 401(k) Plan…It’s Becoming a More Popular Retirement Plan

The Roth 401(k) plan is becoming a more popular retirement plan option offered by employers.  This has become the foundation for many people's retirement plan.  Unlike a traditional 401(k) plan where contributions are made pre-taxed, contributions to a Roth 401(k) plan are made after tax. 


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