AGE 50 EXCEPTION QUESTION
When IRA or retirement plan assets are withdrawn prior to age 59 ½, an early distribution penalty of 10% applies. That is, in addition to any taxes owed on the distribution. However, there are exceptions in some cases, including the age 50 exception. While SECURE 2.0 expands this 10% penalty [...]
ROTH EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS IN 401(K)
Up to now, employer contributions to 401(k) (and other plans) had to be made to pre-tax accounts. One of the SECURE 2.0 changes already in effect allows employer contributions to be made to Roth accounts. Roth employer contributions are allowed in 401(k), 403(b), and governmental 457(b) plans. In reality, 457(b) [...]
SPECIAL NEEDS TRUSTS MODIFIED RULES
The SECURE Act changed the game for inherited IRAs. For most beneficiaries, the stretch IRA is gone and has been replaced by the 10-year payout rule. However, the SECURE Act carved out some rules for special needs trusts for disabled or chronically ill beneficiaries that allow the stretch to continue [...]
IRA RMD AGE MADE EASY
Since 1986, the RMD age was planted at 70 ½. In the past three years, it has increased to 72, to 73, and will eventually jump to 75. No wonder there is confusion. The age a person uses to determine when lifetime IRA RMDs start is 100% predicated on the [...]
THE SECURE ACT 2.0
Here’s What It Means For You
On December 29, 2022, the SECURE 2.0 Act was signed into law. While “Son of SECURE” is not quite the game changer for IRAs that the original SECURE Act was, there are many new provisions. How will this legislation affect you and your retirement savings? Download the Guide for some highlights and effective dates.
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