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February 2021

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SEP IRA vs Solo 401(k): Which Should You Choose?

How do you multiply your net worth?


Let the government help.


Here’s how: with both the SEP IRA and the solo 401(k) retirement plans, your investment in your tax-favored retirement



creates tax deductions for the money you invest in the plan,


grows tax-deferred inside the plan, and


suffers taxes only when you take the money from the plan.


Example. You invest $1,000 a month in your retirement. You are in the 40 percent tax bracket (combined federal and state), and you earn 10 percent on your investments. At the end of 30 years, you have $1.58 million in after-tax spendable cash, which comes from (in round numbers):



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