Tax-Free Retirement Planning Services
As the average life expectancy for Americans increases, it’s more important than ever to plan for your retirement—and to ensure that your retirement funds will allow you to live comfortably once they become your primary source of income. In order to maximize your retirement funds, you should consider legitimate tactics to minimize your taxable income.
While you can’t know what the tax rate will be when you retire, you can implement certain strategies to try to limit taxation on your retirement funds. Chandler & Knowles CPAs can help you discover tax-free retirement saving strategies that you might not have known were available to you and help you avoid wealth-eroding factors. Whether you are just starting to save for retirement at the beginning of your career or you are looking for help navigating Social Security as you approach 65, an experienced CPA from our firm can help you make financial decisions that will continue to benefit you over the course of your life.
Our Tax-Free Retirement Planning Services Include:
- Roth IRA Conversions -- Roth IRAs are a popular option for tax-free retirement planning, as you can place after-tax money in this type of account and avoid being taxed on funds you withdraw during retirement. Unlike simple IRAs and 401(k)s, Roth IRAs don’t have a required minimum distribution when you turn 70 ½. For these reasons, many people choose to convert money in an IRA or 401(k) to a Roth IRA. Chandler & Knowles can help you understand the tax implications of Roth IRA conversions and minimize your taxes when you roll funds over to this type of account.
- Permanent Life Insurance -- Permanent life insurance is a financial tool that provides you with insurance protection for as long as you live while giving you access to a unique wealth building opportunity. Having a permanent life insurance plan provides you with the capabilities to to consume by enhancing the value of your assets and also the ability to leave behind a financial foundation to protect your family. Our insurance professionals at Chandler & Knowles CPAs can help you understand and set up a permanent life insurance plan possessing features such as cash flow, guaranteed return on investment, liquidity, tax-exempt wealth accumulation and distribution, and full protection and flexibility.
- Annuities -- Annuities are a type of tax-free insurance product that can provide an income stream for the rest of your life once you retire. If you’re considering investing in annuities as part of your retirement planning, a CPA from our firm can discuss the difference between fixed and variable annuities and help you make an informed decision.
- Portfolio Diversification -- Portfolio diversification is an important part of planning. Using the LEAP model, our professionals at Chandler & Knowles CPAs can show you how different financial assets work together and how you can use multiple tax-saving strategies to minimize your risk as you prepare for retirement.
- Social Security Planning -- The age at which you decide to start taking Social Security has a major impact on the benefits you receive. We can help you plan ahead to maximize your Social Security benefits, whether you are planning to continue working after you turn 65 or need to retire early.
Retirement Planning for Business Owners
As an entrepreneur preparing for retirement, you will likely need to consider how best to structure your business for sale in order to minimize your taxes and give yourself a steady business income on which to live. At Chandler & Knowles CPAs, we provide advanced tax planning services to both individuals and businesses, making us well-positioned to assist the small business owner who is approaching retirement.
Take Advantage of Our Retirement Planning Services
At Chandler & Knowles CPAs, we don’t want our clients to be in a position where they have to scrape by on Social Security—we want to help all of our clients make smart financial decisions so that they can enjoy a comfortable retirement.
To speak with a professional CPA and learn more about our tax-free retirement planning services, contact Chandler & Knowles CPAs today by filling out our online form or calling us at (817) 430-3000 and make an appointment to visit one of our offices located in Flower Mound and Addison, TX.
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~ Tony Rex, CEO of Medical Experts of Texas, P.A./Premier Inpatient Management Services, LLC
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~ Rick Schenck, UPS Business Owner
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~ Todd Benton
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