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Business Financial Planning
Many tax-deferred, qualified retirement savings vehicles, such as simplified employee pension plans (SEPs) or 401(k) plans, are available to business owners and their employees. The size of a company, as well as the ages and salaries of its employees, often determines which type of retirement plan is best in a given situation.
In addition, non-qualified plans allow business owners to provide selective benefits for themselves,
as well as their key employees.
As your company grows and develops, it is important to keep sight of your personal priorities, particularly as they change over time. Annual reviews can help ensure your business activities are consistent with your long-term personal goals and objectives as well as the financial planning needed to be for the business.
Below are some of the Business Financial Planning services Feliciano Financial Group offers:
Designing a plan to fit your company’s needs can be complicated by the numerous financial, tax and legal considerations, so be sure to get professional advice.
If you expect unrelated parties to carry on the business, you will need to meet with the key people for in-depth discussions about the company and its future, if succession involves the sale of the business.
Recognition of depreciation adjustments to real value must be given for a proper valuation of the business that has substantial written down assets.
A buy-sell agreement is a legally binding document signed by owners of property (typically a business) placing certain restrictions on the transfer of property and requiring specified actions upon specified events.
Why determine the current value of a business? Because if a major shareholder or partner dies, and you have not determined a value, the Internal Revenue Service, will do it for you.
The use of non-qualified deferred compensation arrangements has grown substantially in recent years.
The death of a key person can result in serious consequences for the business. Credit could be substantially impaired, or even worse, loans would be called if the key person were a co-signer.
The 401(k) type of retirement plan is perhaps the fastest growing plan in the country. This is true because employers find it a cost-efficient and attractive addition to their benefit package and because assets grow quicker when employers and employees are both contributing.
Stripped of all “bells and whistles,” an executive bonus plan can be provided as an executive-owned life insurance policy, with premiums paid from the business.
Offering a retirement plan can be one of the most challenging, yet rewarding, decisions an employer can make.
Are you self-employed? Did you know you have many of the same options to save for retirement on a tax-deferred basis as employees participating in company plans?
- The IRS is a partner and overseer - and it cannot be ignored. Mistakes are costly. Even if your accountant makes the mistake on your tax or other filing return, you pay.
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