While many small business clients would welcome the 25 percentmaximum tax rate for pass-through income proposed by the GOP taxreform framework, the proposed tax rate structure has the potential to hinderthese clients’ retirement planning options.

Although the issue itself could be resolved in the actuallegislation generated by the framework, there is a realisticpossibility that the proposal could very easily discourage smallbusiness owners from providing the currently available retirement savings options to theiremployees.

However, many have pointed to the significant non-tax reasonsthat can motivate small business owners to develop retirementplanning options for both themselves and employees.

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