Leadership Transition in St Petersburg Florida

Planning for a smooth leadership transition

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It’s never too early to start thinking about a succession plan. Whether retirement is years away or just around the corner, you want to protect the value of your business by ensuring that any leadership transition will be smooth. Begin exploring the process by considering the...
IRA contributions in St Petersburg Florida

Yes, there’s still time to make 2014 IRA contributions!

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The deadline for 2014 IRA contributions is April 15, 2015. The limit for total contributions to all IRAs generally is $5,500 ($6,500 if you were age 50 or older on Dec. 31, 2014). If you haven’t already maxed out your 2014 limit, consider making one of these types of...
Baby Boomers in St Petersburg Florida

Industries that Could Be Booming as the Baby Boomers Age

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The Baby Boomers generation — a population “boom” of nearly 80 million people born from 1946 to 1964 — has been affecting consumer market trends for decades. Now they’re ushering in a new wave of trends as they transition to the next stage of their...
Auto-Enrollment in St Petersburg Florida

Employees Not Saving for Retirement? Consider Auto-Enrollment

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Employees who push back that start date for retirement savings will have a hard time catching up — and may wind up on your payroll longer than you might prefer. For example, an employee who starts saving at age 25 and stops at 65 will, assuming a seven percent average...
Estate Planning in St Petersburg Florida

Estate Planning to Minimize Federal Income Taxes

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The traditional estate planning approach, aimed at reducing estate tax values, is less relevant for the vast majority of individuals today than it was in the past. The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) provides relatively generous estate tax rates, limits and rules for...
Tampa CPA Firm Elderly Dependent Tax Advice

You may be able to save more for retirement in 2015

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Many retirement plan contribution limits increase slightly in 2015; thus, you may have opportunities to increase your retirement savings: Type of limitation 2014 limit 2015 limit Elective deferrals to 401(k), 403(b), 457(b)(2) and 457(c)(1) plans $17,500 $18,000 Annual benefit...

Be Prepared for a New 401(k) Safe Income Investment Option

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The authorities on tracking the expectancies of Americans is known as the Society of Actuaries. The information they collect and process is then used for pricing insurance contracts and making pension benefit cost projections. Recently, they have reset the longevity averages for...
Not Saving Enough for Retirement in Tampa, Florida?

Not Saving Enough for Retirement?

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Surveys repeatedly show that many Americans are not saving enough for retirement. That’s a shame. Not only are they risking a financially-insecure future, they are overpaying their taxes. Don’t let this happen to you. Here are some facts you should know: You are...