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Do I need to complete SEP IRA deposit before April 15 (United States)?

On my 2018 U.S. tax return (already filed) I indicated that I would contribute a certain amount to a SEP IRA. I just initiated a deposit in the correct amount to my SEP account at Vanguard, but funds ...
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Can You Receive Both a Simple IRA and SEP IRA?

I am the employee of two companies. At one company, I receive a SEP IRA. I know that SEP IRAs are not included in the standard annual elective deferral limit. At the second company, I have the ...
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Avoiding self-employment tax and maximizing retirement contributions

This is a follow-up to the answer to this question. Suppose you have a single-member LLC that makes $200k and that you would like to contribute the annual maximum of $54k to a SEP IRA. Is it ...
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SEP contributions when part of two LLCs

I am the sole member of first LLC, and I've been doing SEP contributions for several years now. In 2018, I want to start a second LLC where there will be a second member (let's call him John) who ...
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2 401k's and a SEP-IRA

I have been a contractor for 9 months of this year where I earned 1099 income. I am an employee with a company that has a 401k. I am over 50 so I can contribute $24,000 to the company 401k, and the ...
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Adding spouse to single member LLC to reduce taxes

Suppose husband has a single member LLC, has a SEP IRA, and makes more than enough to max out annual SEP contributions. I'm curious if the wife could be added to the LLC to allow the wife to also ...
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SEP IRA payments for single-member LLC

I've got a single-member LLC so it is all pass through income for taxation. I've created a SEP IRA. When I make contributions to the SEP IRA, should it come from the bank account of my LLC or my ...
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Roth Backdoor and Self Employment Taxes

I am currently a graduate student in software while doing a self employed contracting gig. As such, I've been using primarily my SEP IRA and Traditional IRA accounts to avoid the heavy self employment ...
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SEP-IRA doing 1099 work on the side of a W2 employee job

I am trying to figure out how much I could put into a SEP-IRA and withhold for taxes. I am estimating my income from the W2 job to be 320,000 with deductions for North Carolina state income tax, ...
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Form 5498 for 2015 : does it show 2015 or 2014 contributions to IRA?

I just recently received at Form 5498 from my broker for my IRA contributions. The form is for 2015 and it shows an amount that I attributed to my 2014 return. Should this amount be on the 5498 for ...
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SEP IRA across two tax years

I'm going to create an SEP-IRA for 2015, as I had some self employed income that contributed to a high marginal rate tax burden for that year. However, the amount I'm allowed to contribute from ...
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Make a SEP contribution to a traditional IRA

I have a traditional IRA with Vanguard that originated as a 401k rollover (so they call it a Rollover IRA). This year I have a lot of self-employment income, and I am qualified to make a SEP IRA ...
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Can I contribute to a SEP-IRA and a Solo 401(k) for the same business?

This money.SE question and this BogleHeads forum thread both seem to ask about whether or not you can contribute to both a SEP-IRA and a Solo 401(k) at the same time for the same business. I'm not ...
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What is the contribution limit for a SEP-IRA?

I have a small business that will file taxes as an S-Corp for the year of 2015. The company has 1 employee (me). I pay myself a decent salary. In order to bring the company's taxable revenue down, I ...
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What does “separate accounts” mean when rolling over into a 457(b)?

I have a SEP-IRA from an old, part-time job that I had in college with about $120.00 in it. I just opened a 457(b) with my state job. I'd like to roll that $120.00 over into the 457(b). According to ...
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How to book past year's transaction, performed in the current year?

I have a small business. I contributed $1000 towards SEP IRA for year 2014. However, the transaction was done in January of 2015 using the retained earnings of 2014. Obviously, this money is tax ...