This article has been updated for 2022. Real Estate in a Defined Benefit Plan: Introduction Real estate can be a great investment. It has the potential to provide “return” through monthly cash flow, asset appreciation, and the paydown of any outstanding loan balance. What’s more, these returns may be magnified through the use of financing […]

Real Estate in a Defined Benefit Plan

Real Estate in a Defined Benefit Plan. What Are the Considerations?

This article has been updated for 2022. Background: Locum Tenens Retirement Are you a locum tenens worker? If so, planning for your retirement is critical. For example, you likely are not enrolled in an employer-sponsored retirement plan. In other words, saving for retirement is your responsibility. However, being self-employed provides a broader range of options […]

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Retirement for Locum Tenens Workers. What Is the Right Vehicle?

This article has been updated for 2022. Defined Benefit Plan Due Dates Defined Benefit Plans have several deadlines. In order to receive favorable tax treatment and avoid penalties, you must meet these due dates in a timely fashion. What deadlines must you be aware of with a Defined Benefit Plan? First, you must set up […]

Defined Benefit Plan Deadline

2022 Defined Benefit Plan Deadlines. Due Dates to Set Up and Fund the Plan.

This article has been updated for 2022. A side business provides a great opportunity to save for retirement. In fact, a business owner may be able to save and deduct most or all side business income using a Defined Benefit Plan. SEP and 401(k) Plans significantly limit retirement contributions. Defined Benefit Plans, on the other […]

Side Business Defined Benefit

The Side Business Defined Benefit Plan. When a Solo K Isn’t Enough.

This article has been updated for 2022. What Is the Schedule SB? The Schedule SB is an attachment to the Form 5500 series. The schedule reports the funding adequacy of the Defined Benefit Plan. An Enrolled Actuary must certify the figures on the form. Importantly, the Schedule SB does not show the maximum deductible contribution. […]

Schedule SB

Schedule SB – Defined Benefit Plan Actuarial Information