Calculating After-Tax Asset Allocation Is Key to Determining Risk, Returns, and Asset Location
- THE SELF-EMPLOYED 401(K) PLAN. Geller, Sheldon M.; Smilowitz, Mitchell J. // CPA Journal;Mar2002, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p60
Discusses the provisions of the 2001 Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act concerning 401(k) retirement accounts. Deductible contributions; Allowed catch-up contributions; Favorable allocations.
- The care and feeding of your 401(k) account. Lizzio, Joseph P. // USA Today Magazine;Jul98, Vol. 127 Issue 2638, p59
Deals with the transformation of retirement planning and pension plans in the United States (US). Information on 401(k) plans; Reason the government is giving a tax break on 401(k) plans; Suggestions from the US Department of Labor on how employees can keep track of the activity of retirement...
- Valuation of assets in taxable accounts and annuities. Reichenstein, William // Financial Services Review;Fall2008, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p203
Horan and Robinson (2008) and 1 agree on several issues including how to calculate the after-tax value of assets held in tax-deferred accounts like a 401(k) and tax-exempt accounts like a Roth IRA. We agree that an asset's after-tax value is its after-tax future value when discounted back to the...
- Answers to your tax questions... Farber, Lawrence // Medical Economics;3/8/2002, Vol. 79 Issue 5, p74
Answers several questions related to tax investments in the United States. Withdrawal for a required minimum pension plan distribution for 2001; Excess of payments for the 401 (k) plan; Establishment of a profit-sharing plan.
- What to do with 401(k) distributions. Wolosky, Howard W. // Practical Accountant;Feb2000, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p35
Offers advise on who to reduce the tax costs associated with 401(k) distributions. Potential combination of estate and income tax liabilities and tax penalties; Options available to a departing employee; Direct rollover to an individual retirement account; Minimum distribution requirements.
- "Final" Examination. // Plan Sponsor;Dec2011, p13
The article reports on the release of the U.S. Department of Labor's final guidelines for the implementation of the class exemption for investment advice to 401(k) participants and beneficiaries, including other individual account plans, and individual retirement account (IRA) beneficiaries. The...
- BORROWING FROM RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS A COSTLY MISTAKE. Alderman, Jason // Outlook Weekly;8/28/2008, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p15
This article discusses the increasing behavior of borrowing from long-term retirement savings accounts to pay for short-term bills, as of August 2008. Because of taxes, penalties and lost investment income, loans and withdrawals from 401(k) plans, individual retirement accounts and other...
- Think Before Tapping a 401(k). Quinn, Jane Bryant; Ehrenfeld, Temma // Newsweek;7/7/2008, Vol. 152 Issue 1/2, p76
The article reports on different ways to divest from a 401(k) retirement account. Withdrawing money before retirement incurs heavy tax penalties. Specific spending reasons are also required by federal law. Loans against your account can be made but they are not tax-efficient and they have unique...
- Can you squeeze more from a Roth 401(k)? // Tax Strategist;Dec2010, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p1
The article offers information on the benefits offered by Roth 401(k) retirement plan under the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 in the U.S. It notes that creating a new option to eligible 410(k) plan participants enables them to roll over a regular 401(k) account balance into a Roth 401(k)...