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Qualified

Describing any investment vehicle eligible for favorable tax treatment. In general, the personal income placed in a qualified vehicle is exempt from taxation until withdrawal. This increases the return on investment of that income. Common qualified vehicles include retirement plans and education trusts.
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While these changes did lead to the greater numbers of tax-qualified policies we see today, most LTCI customers still don't benefit much from increases in deductibility limits.
It was just business as usual: Millions of Americans worked hard for their families and their futures, and saved a portion of their compensation in a tax-qualified structure-where they can be reasonably certain that the funds will be matched at some pre-set percentage, plus investment earnings.
It's unfair because not everyone is in a tax-qualified plan and not everyone in one gets matching contributions.
Policy name: Tax-Qualified Long Term Care Policy GR-N550
The hallmark of a tax-qualified retirement plan is that it provides the contributing entity with an immediate tax deduction.
The House pension bill not only clarifies that the LTC portion of a contract may be tax-qualified, but it goes further in that it generally treats the entirety of LTC insurance benefits, including amounts coming from annuity cash value, as a tax-free A&H insurance benefit.
According to the association, Citizens holds tax-qualified loss reserves, manages the potential catastrophe exposure to the organization, insurers and policyholders, establishes tax-qualified bonds and other debt instruments to finance catastrophe losses over time, and establishes a statutorily guaranteed right for insurers to pass through catastrophe loss assessment to policyholders.
s clients under the name FlexBenDirect, provides for reimbursement of tax-qualified, unreimbursed expenses through health care FSAs and health reimbursement arrangements.
Not too many years ago, the model for a physician's retirement program consisted of one or more tax-qualified retirement plans maintained by the professional corporation (PC) that employed the physicians in the practice and any staff personnel.
Here he reviews deferred compensation from taxable subsidiaries, enhanced tax-qualified plans, severance benefits, and consulting contracts-additional options that may be available depending on the situation of the individual executive.
Tax-qualified retirement plans include 401(k), profit-sharing, defined benefit pension and employee stock ownership.
The prospects for "above the line" deductibility look promising for individuals who currently own, or purchase in the future, tax-qualified longterm care insurance policies.