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Tax Planning for Business Owners – Strategies and Tactics

Tax planning is a big topic for business owners, especially as we get closer to the end of the year. It’s important to have a strategy in place that will help you identify avoidable costs and ensure that you’re in compliance with federal, state, and local tax laws. This blog post will walk you through these considerations and how they can affect your tax return at the end of the year. It’s never too late

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Tax Saving Strategies for High Income Earners

Company executives are in a unique position that can create interesting tax challenges and opportunities. Here at SYM Financial, most executives that we work with will be in the highest marginal tax bracket during their working years — so it’s important to consider strategies that will provide current savings, or future savings opportunities, or even both. While you may not consider yourself a high earner, according to a report from US News, families that earn

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7 Common Types of Commercial Insurance Policies

When should a business owner consider a commercial insurance policy and what is the most important coverage? Commercial insurance policies protect businesses from the risk associated with injury, disability, property loss, and other liabilities. They come in many shapes and sizes and can make discerning what is best for your business difficult.  By outlining the common components of commercial insurance policies, we aim to bring clarity to your choices. As a business owner, you may

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How 401k Eligibility Changes with The SECURE ACT

Background on 401k Eligibility Prior to the passage of the SECURE Act, employers could exclude long-term part-time employees (LTPT employees) that worked fewer than 1,000 hours per year from employer 401k contributions.  This was done by implementing a one year of service waiting period requirement.  The “one-year service” was defined as a 12 consecutive month period where the employee worked at least 1,000 hours. How 401k Eligibility Changes with The SECURE Act The SECURE Act

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Get a Grip on Your Business- valuable leadership tools (webinar)

Listen to get the Ten Commandments of Solving Issues in business and gain guidance from certified EOS implementor Jill Young. Panelists: Seth Whicker, CFP®, MS, Principal and Senior Financial Advisor at SYM Financial Advisors Contact: swhicker@sym.com (260) 387-6822 Tom Ackmann, Principal and Senior Retirement Plan Advisor at SYM Financial Advisors Contact: tackmann@sym.com  (260) 387-6822 Tania Bengtsson, Certified EOS® Implementer Contact: tania@achievebigresults.com (574) 532-1832

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How the Finances of Business Affect Personal Wealth

As a business owner, much of your personal wealth is probably intertwined with the success of your business. You may not feel confident navigating the complex financial planning challenges and opportunities that lay ahead. Implementing personal and business goal planning, determining the structure of business ownership and retirement planning, creating a succession plan, managing risks, and surrounding yourself with a competent team of professionals are all steps that are pertinent to you as you grow

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