CARES Act RMD Waiver

The CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act) provides for many types of relief to individuals and businesses. One such relief allows participants and beneficiaries to forego taking 2020 RMD’s (Required Minimum Distributions). RMD’s are generally requi

How to Avoid RMD’s of your Roth 401(k)

In a Qualified 401(k) plan, a participant must begin Required Minimum Distributions (RMD’s) in the year he or she reaches age 70 1/2. This rule also applies to Pre-tax IRA’s. However, there is an exception to this rule when it comes to Roth IRA’s. This provides for a

Required Minimum Distributions to Charity

If you are over age 70 1/2, you may be able to reduce your adjusted gross income (AGI) and receive a tax deduction for donating to your favorite charity. Generally, taking a required minimum distribution (RMD) from your traditional IRA increases your taxable income. However, you can c

Required Minimum Distributions

Qualified retirement plans are intended to provide income to participants when they reach retirement age. Required minimum distributions (RMDs) are the distributions that must be made from the retirement plan in order to meet regulations and avoid significant penalties. The IRS requir