Located in Historic Downtown McKinney

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Local businessmen featured on CNN Money.com

Like many successful business owners, Bob Johnson, founder and CEO of Johnson Insurance & Financial in McKinney, Texas, was hungry for juicy tax breaks. He found some - more than $200,000 in just three years - in an unlikely place: the old-fashioned defined-benefit pension plan. "It's amazing how much you can save, and it gives you a great tax deduction," he says. Johnson, 65, has been running a thriving financial services business for 35 years, generating net income of about $500,000 a year. He faithfully maxed out annual contributions to his SEP retirement plan, but three years ago he looked at his tax bill and wondered if there wasn't a better way. Article......

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