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If one is 45 years old and one withdraws ones 401k balance in a lump-sum are there exceptions to the 10 percent penalty being assessed andor to the withholding of taxes?

  There may be some very difficult and specific ones, that if you were in the circumstances for you would likely be addressing. Otherwise...do that thing that every fina

What is withholding tax?

income tax withheld from each paycheck and sent to the state or federal gov't       Employer deductions from employees' earnings to pay employees' taxes.

What is the difference between withholding taxes and not withholding taxes?

Withholding taxes are taxes that are subtracted from a payment by a third party before you receive the payment. Examples of this are: your employer takes taxes out of your pay

Can you contribute to an IRA if you are contributing to a 401k?

Yes, 2 separate things (accounts). The 401K investing doesn't affect the contribution amount allowed into the IRA.   However, if you are contributing to a 401k, you are an

What is the maximum before-tax 401k contribution in 2010?

It hasn't been determined yet by Congress. Curiously enough, it is "indexed to inflation". Since inflation has been negative lately, theoretically they could DECREASE the li

Do you pay taxes on 401k withholdings?

By withholding I will guess that you mean the amounts that you are contributing to your 401K BEFORE income taxes (deferred compensation amount) that will not be subject to the

Are 401K contributions tax deductible?

401k's are not tax-deductible in the normal sense of the word. However, since normal 401k contributions are made with pre-tax funds, taxable income is reduced. As taxable in

Do you still have to pay taxes on the twenty percent withholding from your distribution of your old 401k?

YES the taxable amount of the distribution is added to all of your other gross worldwide income on your 1040 federal income tax return and taxed at your marginal tax rate. If

What is the maximum before-tax percentage 401k contribution?

Your plan administrator should be able to tell you the percentage that your 401K plan will allow you to contribute as your part of the deferred compensation amount. The amount

What do you need to do in order to increase withholding tax?

Complete Form W-4 Employees Withholding Allowance Certificate and give it to your employer payroll department so that your employer can withhold the correct amount of federal

Is it true you can rollover or otherwise withdraw employer contributions or employee after tax or rollover contributions to a 401K and do so without any required taxes or penalties?

You can usually roll over from one qualifying plan into another without penalty, if that's what you were trying to ask. No, that is not what I'm asking. I found this link wh