Tax-Saving Strategies with Required Minimum Distributions

Dentists, Puns, and Money

07-06-2023 • 16 mins

It's common for dentists to defer clinical and dental practice owner income into a 401(k), Profit Sharing Plan, or IRA during their peak earning years.

That's often a wise strategy to lower a dentist's lifetime tax bill.

But the IRS won't let a dentist avoid that tax bill forever. Required Minimum Distributions begin at a certain age.

If a dentist wants to play the long-term tax game to the best of their ability, it's critical they develop a strategy for RMD's well before they become mandated.

In this episode Dentists, Puns, & Money, Shawn Terrell shares some strategies associated with Required Minimum Distributions.

Listen to learn more about:

  • The benefits of planning and formulating RMD strategies.

  • The downsides of being reactive instead of proactive with deferred tax accounts.

  • How to think about the time window for executing RMD strategies.

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