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Palabe & Associates, Ltd., is a leading privately held National Group Benefits & Consulting Firm headquartered in Greater Chicago. From inception, our highly experienced and knowledgeable benefits professionals have been committed to providing quality service and innovative product designs for our clients.
Our commitment is to provide customized solutions and creative cost effective programs that meet the needs and objectives of our clients while continuing to strive for professional excellence in the delivery of these products and services.
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Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
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