Controlled Group

Non-investing personal finance issues including insurance, credit, real estate, taxes, employment and legal issues such as trusts and wills
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Blue_Ocea35
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Controlled Group

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Spirit Rider
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Re: Controlled Group

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You are most definitely part of a controlled group.

The fact you have self-employed income eligible to adopt one-participant 401k, means that you are a business employer. Two employers owned 100% by the same individual are always part of a controlled group.

Whether you are a broker or not is irrelevant. You do not "work" for the real estate firm. If you receive payments on a 1099 you are an independent contractor. Only W-2 employees work for an employer. In which case you could not adopt a one-participant 401k.
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