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Turning taxable wages into tax-free benefits tax-advantaged health care expense trust accounts for public employees by Montana. Legislative Services Division

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Published by Montana Legislative Services Division in Helena, Mont .
Written in English


  • Medical care,
  • Health services administration,
  • Finance,
  • Cost of Medical care

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Statementprepared by Montana Legislative Services Division
ContributionsMontana. Legislature. State Administration, Public Retirement Systems, and Veterans" Affairs Interim Committee
LC ClassificationsJK7360.H4 T87 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. ;
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24774777M
OCLC/WorldCa45469482, 48144557

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  Similar to the Roth IRA, money is put in after-tax and grows tax-deferred, and withdrawals are tax-free after age 59 ½. The differences between Roth (k)s and Roth IRAs are Author: Thomas Fortino. For more information on the term primary beneficiary, see paragraphs and to of Income Tax Folio S2-F3-C2, Benefits and Allowances Received from Employment. For some common examples of taxable benefits. Social Security payments — Depending upon your income and filing status, Social Security benefits may be entirely tax-free or partly taxable. Ex: If your income is more than $25, — or $32, if married .   A more affordable option may be to purchase a $, life insurance policy and use the tax-free proceeds to pay the conversion tax at death. Robert’s surviving spouse will have tax-free money to pay the conversion tax and would then own a $1 million tax .

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