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Subject:  Re: t.Retirement won't happen for me Date:  8/18/2006  10:06 AM
Author:  JLC Number:  53221 of 76392

I provide my employees 100% of their health care, offer retirement accounts, flex accounts, continuing education and disability insurance but I am not allowed to have many of those benefits.

You might want to talk to a CPA or change CPAs. I'm self-employed as well. I have a self-funded pension plan to which I can contribute up to $42k/year. I can do continuing education that is paid via my company with pre-tax dollars, I could do disability through the company but I don't. If the company paid for it, I would have to pay taxes on the benefits. But since I pay for it, benefits are tax free.

JLC
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