Joe Anderson
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As CEO and President, Joe Anderson has created a unique, ambitious business model utilizing advanced service, training, sales, and marketing strategies to grow Pure Financial Advisors into the trustworthy, client-focused company it is today. Pure Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), was ranked 15 out of 100 top ETF Power Users by RIA channel (2023), was [...]

Alan Clopine

Alan Clopine is the Executive Chairman of Pure Financial Advisors, LLC (Pure). He has been an executive leader of the Company for over a decade, including CFO, CEO, and Chairman. Alan joined the firm in 2008, about one year after it was established. In his tenure at Pure, the firm has grown from approximately $50 [...]

There are a number of major tax law changes being hammered out in Congress right now. How will new tax reform impact how much you pay in tax and your retirement planning? In this webinar, Your Money, Your Wealth® hosts Joe Anderson, CFP®, President of Pure Financial Advisors, and Big Al Clopine, CPA, Pure Financial’s CEO and CFO, break down the potential changes. They also discuss strategies to minimize your tax burden, and they answer many tax questions from webinar attendees.

Free Financial Assessment


Gross Income and Adjustments

Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)

Standard Deduction

Itemized Deductions

Taxable Income

Tax Credit


Proposed Ordinary Income Tax Changes

Current Tax Rates vs. 2026 Tax Rates

Imposing Social Security Payroll Tax

Capping Benefit of Itemized Deductions

Increasing Capital Gains Tax

No Step-Up in Basis

Real Estate Tax Exemption

Raising Corporate Income Tax Rates


Is the SECURE 2.0 any closer to being passed in Congress? If so, I believe RMDs age increase happens once again. Is that correct?

Is alternative minimum tax back? How do they figure AMT?

If these tax changes pass before the end of 2021 when would they start?

Any concerns politicians may end up taxing Roth withdrawals?

Do net investment income taxes (3.8%) apply to Roth conversions?

What pieces of the Roth IRA/401K/backdoor conversions are proposed to be banned starting 1/1/2022? I’m a bit unclear what is getting phased out over time (2028/2029) vs immediate stop in 2022.

Now that backdoor roth conversions will be gone are there any alternative options left?

Was there talk about retroactive on capital gains increase to March 2021?

Is there any indication of changes to taxation of Social Security benefits?

When you do a ROTH conversion are taxes automatically deducted as part of process?

I’m 70. Should I convert my 401k entirely to a Roth IRA this year or do it over 2 yrs?

I have 50K in a savings account. Can I transfer all of it to a Roth IRA?

I was advised not to convert IRA funds to ROTH due to my tax rate which is already high. Why would my invesment counselor and CPA so advise? My MAGI is well under $100K

Can you put pension $ that has been taxed into a roth a/c

Thoughts about borrowing against high unrealized appreciated assets expected to step-up upon death to avoid taxation altogether?

For people on Medicare doing Roth Conversions, how should you take in account Medicare premium?

I have rolled over my 401k to IRA. I am afraid to invest lump sum converted money in the market. What should be my strategy?

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CFP® – The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification is by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. To attain the right to use the CFP® designation, an individual must satisfactorily fulfill education, experience and ethics requirements as well as pass a comprehensive exam. Thirty hours of continuing education is required every two years to maintain the designation.

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CPA – Certified Public Accountant is a license set by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and administered by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy. Eligibility to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam is determined by individual State Boards of Accountancy. Typically, the requirement is a U.S. bachelor’s degree which includes a minimum number of qualifying credit hours in accounting and business administration with an additional one-year study. All CPA candidates must pass the Uniform CPA Examination to qualify for a CPA certificate and license (i.e., permit to practice) to practice public accounting. CPAs are required to take continuing education courses to renew their license, and most states require CPAs to complete an ethics course during every renewal period.