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Cost of Living Adjustments in 2021 and How They Affect Your IRA

Cost of Living Adjustments in 2021 and How They Affect Your IRA

COLAs are announced by the IRS every fall. The amount you can contribute to your IRA or deduct on your tax return can change based on the year’s COLAs.
Reporting Common IRA Transactions on Individual Tax Returns

Reporting Common IRA Transactions on Individual Tax Returns

Let’s take a look at some of the most commonly asked questions about IRA transactions.
The Easy Way to Pay Your Real Estate Investment Expenses

The Easy Way to Pay Your Real Estate Investment Expenses

Paying for expenses when you, yourself own a property is a no-brainer. Paying expenses on a property your IRA owns requires a little more forethought.
Fair Market Valuations: What They Are and How To Report Them

Fair Market Valuations: What They Are and How To Report Them

The fair market value of an IRA must be reported to the IRS by December 31 each year.
IRS Provides Relief With Notice 2020-51

IRS Provides Relief With Notice 2020-51

Notice 2020-51 gives relief to IRA holders and beneficiaries who have taken their RMDs and have passed the 60-day period.
You Can Use Your Retirement Plan for COVID-19 Relief

You Can Use Your Retirement Plan for COVID-19 Relief

Individuals experiencing financial strain due to the COVID-19 pandemic may tap into their retirement plans for financial relief.
Upcoming IRA Contributions and IRS Form 5498 Deadlines

Upcoming IRA Contributions and IRS Form 5498 Deadlines

The original due dates for 2019 tax returns that fell between April 1 and July 15 of 2020 have been extended to July 15, 2020 in response to COVID-19.
Required Minimum Distributions Have a New Starting Age

Required Minimum Distributions Have a New Starting Age

Prior to tax year 2020, IRA holders (except those with Roth IRAs) had to start taking RMDs once they reached the age of 70 ½.