Profit-Sharing Plan

A flexible retirement plan for small businesses
  • Flexible contribution amounts that can vary from year to year
  • Deduct employer contributions as a business expense
  • Offers a full range of investment choices
  • Use the Small Business Selector to find a plan 

up to 25% of compensation

or $53,000 in 2016 ($54,000 in 2017), whichever is less

December 30

setup deadline for the plan

Features of a Profit-Sharing Plan


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Eligibility information

Employees who are age 21 or older and have worked at the company for at least one year (two years if the plan does not have a vesting schedule)

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The flexibility to invest how you want

Let E*TRADE Capital Management manage your account, or diversify with a choice of mutual funds, ETFs, stocks, and more

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Tax-deferred growth potential

All investment earnings are tax-deferred; participants pay taxes only upon distribution

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Additional features

You can create a vesting schedule for the plan, and your employees can borrow money against their accounts


Get up to $600 plus 60 days of commission-free trades for deposits of $10k or more.1 How it works


Get up to $600 plus 60 days of commission-free trades for deposits of $10k or more.1 How it works

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