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Starting a 401k Common Questions Small Business Owners Need to Ask

Watch this short video from a Fisher small business specialist to learn the answers to the three most common questions business owners have when starting a retirement plan.

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Starting a 401(k)

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Female Voice: "Starting a retirement plan is one of the most impactful things that a business owner can do to help mitigate their tax liability."

"Here at Fisher Investments, we specialize in helping business owners, design retirement programs that are specifically tailored to help them achieve their unique tax savings and retirement savings goals. Here are just a few common questions that we get when helping our clients design retirement programs."

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"A common question that we get from business owners when we're helping them design a retirement program is: what's the best plan type for me?"

"Well, there are several plan type options for business owners looking to start a retirement program: a SEP IRA, a SIMPLE IRA, a 401(k) plan, or even a state sponsored retirement plan."

"Each of these plan types has pros and cons and can feel a little overwhelming for a small business owner."

"At Fisher Investments, we specialize in helping business owners navigate this complicated landscape, helping them decide on what plan type is best for them, their business and most importantly their goals."

"Another question we often get from business owners who are starting retirement programs is: how can this retirement plan help me reduce my tax liability?"

"There are two main ways that starting your retirement plan can help business owners reduce their tax liability."

"The first way, is through an IRS tax credit. Did you know that businesses who start a retirement plan are eligible for a tax credit of up to $5,500 per year, every year for the first three years of that retirement plan?"

"The second way that a retirement plan can help a business owner reduce their tax liability is through the contributions. As a business owner, you can make personal contributions as well as employer contributions into a retirement plan. These contributions are tax deductible and they grow tax deferred."

"Another question we often get from small business owners looking to start a retirement program is how can Fisher Investments help me?

"Fisher Investments specializes in helping small business owners navigate the complexities of the retirement plan industry acting in the best interest of our clients. So when our clients do better, we do better."

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