Services

Tax reduction strategies, tax preparation, and investment management

Tax Reduction Strategiesexclusively for Brave Eagle Wealth Management clients

  • The What? Why? When? How? & Where? of retirement distributions
  • Roth conversions
  • Zero capital gains tax
  • Nontaxable distribution from a retirement plan
  • NYS Pension & Annuity exclusion
  • Eliminate/reduce NYS and NYC taxes from distributions of certain retirement plans
  • PSO deduction
  • 457(b) distributionsNJ resident
  • Required minimum distributions (RMDs)
  • Qualified charitable deduction (QCD)
  • WTC 9/11
 

Tax Preparation‐exclusively for Brave Eagle Wealth Management clients

  • Preparation of federal and state tax returns

Note: Thomann Tax does not prepare business tax returns (S Corp, Partnership, etc.) or Estate/Trust tax returns

Investment Management

  • Investment Advisor Representative of Brave Eagle Wealth Management
  • Investment portfolio creation, implementation, and monitoring

One‐on‐One Retirement Consulting Session

  • Review and explanation of pension estimate
  • Explanation of pension options
  • Pension tax issues
  • VSF DROP
  • Pension divorce issues
  • Final withdrawal advantages and disadvantages
  • Rollover rules and available retirement plan choices
  • Tax saving strategies
  • NYC Deferred Compensation Plans; 457(b), 401(k), 401(a), Roth 457(b), etc.
  • Union Annuity plans
 

The following documents are needed for the session:

  1. Pension estimate
    Note: if you are retiring from FDNY with a 3/4 pension you will need the pension estimate for 3/4s
  2. For divorced pre‐retirees a copy of the QDRO in reference to the pension, if applicable
  3. NYC Deferred Compensation Plan statement
  4. Union Annuity Fund statement (known as an Accrual Fund for UFA members)

The fee for the session is $350 (credit card, check, or cash) and lasts for about 1 1⁄2 hours. The session is in person at 110 Wall St NY, NY (Staten Island location is no longer available).  Phone or ZOOM meetings are not offered.