November 28, 2022

Should I convert my 401k to Roth 401k?

How do you pay taxes on a Roth conversion? The conversion will place $20,000 of ordinary income on line 4b of your 2022 Form 1040. If you hold 15%, $17,000 goes to your Roth IRA account and $3,000 goes to Uncle Sam. Instead you can choose not to withhold taxes and pay $3,000 directly to…

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Is a Roth 401k a good idea?

Is Roth 401k better than Roth IRA? The Roth 401(k) has higher contribution limits and allows employers to make matching contributions. A Roth IRA allows your investments to grow over a longer period of time, offers more investment options, and makes early withdrawals easier. Why is a Roth 401k better? With a Roth 401(k), it’s…

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Is it better to max out 401k or Roth IRA?

If your employer makes matching contributions, their payments will automatically stop when yours do. So, if you reach your $18,500 before the last paycheck of the year, your employer matching payments will stop before the end of the year and you may not get your full match. Which retirement account should I use first? Key…

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