Do You Think You’ll Pay More or Less Tax in Retirement?
Many are surprised to find out their tax burden after retirement is higher than it was while they were working. There are many reasons for this, but with proper planning, some of those taxes could be avoided.
Why Would I Owe More Tax in Retirement?
- You may have fewer deductions than you did while you were working.
- You may have deferred all or most tax on your retirement accounts, and it will be due when you take your disbursements.
- You may not have created a withdrawal strategy for your assets that will put you in the lowest possible tax bracket.
I know it’s hard to even begin to plan for taxes in the future. There are so many unknowns that it really isn’t possible to plan for every situation. Yet there are steps you can take today that could help you carry a lower tax burden in retirement. The first step is to become educated.
Check out our proactive tax-planning guides aimed at helping you avoid surprises at tax time.
Take Charge of Your Taxes
- How inflation could affect your tax bill
- Why proactive planning can help give you financial confidence
- How your financial professional can coordinate with a tax professional to help you create a tax-efficient strategy
Are You Paying Too Much in Taxes in Retirement?
- The potential advantages of separating your taxable and tax-deferred accounts
- The signs to watch for in ever-changing tax laws
- Options for tax deductions in retirement income
Want to Learn More?
If you’re looking for someone to help you create a retirement tax plan, we’d love to hear from you!