A study shows that 89% of your affluent clients were concerned about taxes. Nearly 40% of them were expecting tax management strategies.1
What strategies are you using to meet client demand? How are you ensuring more of your clients' investment earnings are working for them and not for Uncle Sam? 
Welcome to a simpler way of achieving Tax Alpha - a strategy that uses a broad tax-deferred investment platform to boost after-tax portfolio value as an alternative to using more time consuming tax management strategies. Advisors are using the EliteDesigns® suite of investment-oriented variable annuities as an efficient strategy to achieve Tax Alpha for their clients.

Broad Investments + Tax Deferral = Efficient Tax Alpha 

  • No 1099s on investment income during accumulation
  • 300+ underlying funds across broad asset classes
  • No additional risk over taxable strategies
  • Cost efficient - helps reduce fee drag
  • Investment-oriented - clients don't pay for living benefits they don't need
  • No surrender charges
  • No trading costs, no holding periods
  • Flexible to your practice - for registered reps and fee-based advisors 
1 Source: Donald Liebenson, Millionaire Corner, November 30, 2012. "Affluent Households Brace for Tax Increases"


Click here for our consumer-facing, easy-to-reference materials on tax-related topics and strategies to help your clients make informed tax management decisions on their investments, including our 2017 Quick Reference Tax Guide, Capital Gains Tax Overview, Tax Deferral Overview and more.

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For additional information, contact us at 800.747.5164, option 3.

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Investing in a variable annuity through a tax-qualified contract such as an IRA offers no additional tax benefit. Security Benefit does not offer investment advice or tax-benefit advice. Annuities are long-term investments, suitable for retirement investing The investment return and principal value of an investment in a variable annuity will fluctuate and you may have a gain or loss at redemption.

In all states except New York, the EliteDesigns & EliteDesigns II variable annuities (form V6029) are flexible purchase payment deferred variable annuities issued by Security Benefit Life Insurance Company (SBl).  Variable annuities are distributed by Security Distributors, a subsidiary ofa subsidiary of SBL. SBL is a subsidiary of Security Benefit Corporation (“Security Benefit”). EliteDesigns and EliteDesigns II may not be available in all states. The obligations under the EliteDesigns and EliteDesigns II Variable Annuities are solely those of the issuing Insurer.

If the cost and resources behind effective tax management 
are keeping you from addressing your clients' tax concerns,
it could be costing you more than you think.