DB Plans Can Address Small Business Owners’ Goals

This recent article on Forbes.com about retirement planning for small businesses has some good advice. One important thing missing, though, is how well a defined benefit (DB) plan can address common small business owners’ goals in several ways.  

  1. A DB plan can allow for far large deductible contributions than any other type of qualified plan.
  2. A DB plan can provide a far larger retirement income for older business owners than any other type of plan started at the same time.
  3. A DB plan may provide a way for a business owner to defer paying taxes on the sale of the business.
  4. A DB plan can be paired with a defined contribution plan (e.g. a 401(k) plan) to minimize employee costs while maximizing benefits for the owner(s).

For more information on how a DB plan can help your retirement objectives, contact us at 503-520-0848.

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