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Strategies for maximizing your Individual Retirement Account (IRA’s) Investments, Tax Savings and Timing of Required Minimum Distributions

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Good News: IRS Says 2017 IRA Conversions Can Be Reversed

February 20, 2018

The IRS recently announced that the prohibition on recharacterizations of IRA conversions doesn’t apply to conversions made in 2017. Since the first days of Roth IRAs, taxpayers have been able to convert traditional IRAs into Roth IRAs by including the converted amount in gross income and paying the taxes. Taxpayers also have been able to […]

Reaping the Multiple Benefits of the IRA, Charitable Giving Combo

February 16, 2018

Many people believe the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will reduce charitable giving, because it reduces the tax incentives for giving […]

The Roth 401(k) Surprise

February 16, 2018

Unlike Roth IRAs, not all distributions from Roth 401(k)s are tax free. When an employer makes contributions to a Roth 401(k), those aren’t included in the employee’s gross income. Instead, they are taxed when they eventually are withdrawn from the account. This article has the details. The next logical question is, how do you know […]

Back Door Roth IRAs Allowed

February 12, 2018

Upper income taxpayers aren’t allowed to make contributions to Roth IRAs. But they can do conversions to Roth IRAs. For years, tax advisors have said upper income taxpayers should consider the back door Roth IRA. Make a nondeductible contribution to a traditional IRA, and then convert that to a Roth IRA. Some argued that the […]

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Tax

IRA-Related IRS Tax Forms: Appendix

February 5, 2018

    https://www.retirementwatch.com/IRAs-quick-reference-guide-q/         Bruce Miller is a certified financial planner (CFP) who also is the author of Retirement Investing for INCOME ONLY: How to invest for reliable income in Retirement ONLY from Dividends and  IRA Quick Reference Guide. […]

Estate Planning

IRA-Related Acronyms: Appendix

February 5, 2018

    https://www.retirementwatch.com/IRAs-quick-reference-guide-q/         Bruce Miller is a certified financial planner (CFP) who also is the author of Retirement Investing for INCOME ONLY: How to invest for reliable income in Retirement ONLY from Dividends and  IRA Quick Reference Guide. […]

IRAs

IRAs: A Quick Reference Guide: Final Notes

February 5, 2018

    https://www.retirementwatch.com/IRAs-quick-reference-guide-q/         Bruce Miller is a certified financial planner (CFP) who also is the author of Retirement Investing for INCOME ONLY: How to invest for reliable income in Retirement ONLY from Dividends and  IRA Quick Reference Guide. […]

IRAs

IRAs: Administration and Custodial Issues

February 4, 2018

    https://www.retirementwatch.com/IRAs-quick-reference-guide-q/         Bruce Miller is a certified financial planner (CFP) who also is the author of Retirement Investing for INCOME ONLY: How to invest for reliable income in Retirement ONLY from Dividends and  IRA Quick Reference Guide. […]

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