This week’s interview on Financial Insider Weekly is with Lamarr Baxter of Entrust Administration. Our interview subject is, "Investing in real estate using your IRA or Roth account."
Developments and planning ideas for Roth IRA and Regular IRA accounts
Now that Congress passed The Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010 (HR 4853) on December 16, converting an IRA or 401(k) to a Roth looks more appealing.
Lamaar Baxter of Entrust and Michael Gray, CPA will discuss When Self-Directed IRAs and Roths Must Pay Income Taxes at "meetings before the meetings" for the San Jose Real Estate Investors Association on 10/6 & 10/7.
This week’s interview on Financial Insider Weekly is with Hilary Martin, CFP of The Family Wealth Consulting Group. We discuss whether you should convert your IRA or taxable retirement account to a Roth account in 2010.
This week's interview on Financial Insider Weekly to be broadcast in San Jose and Campbell this Wednesday, March 17, is with Tom Anderson, President and CEO of Pensco Trust. We discuss "Real Estate Investments In Your IRA or Roth Accounts".
Pension portability has been tremendously increased by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Act of 2001 and the Pension Protection Act of 2006. With a few limitations, funds can be transferred from employer retiirement accounts to a Roth or IRA account and, in some case, from a Roth or IRA account to an employer retirement account.
Certain transactions aren't permitted for Roths and IRAs. They are called "prohibited transactions", and can be subject to penalties. In this post, I'm going to focus on prohibited transactions. I am only going to hit some highlights so you will be aware of some red flags.
It's easier to say what can't be held than what can be held in a Roth or IRA. You can't hold collectibles or life insurance contracts in a Roth or IRA. Roths and IRAs aren't permitted shareholders of S corporations, except for bank stock held on October 22, 2004, so S corporation stock generally is not a permitted investment for a Roth or IRA.
Many people aren’t aware that “tax exempt” entities, including charities and retirement plans, are subject to income taxes on certain types of income, called “unrelated business income.” How to apply the tax rules for unrelated business income is one of the more complex sections of the income tax laws.
Stock acquired using a stock option can't be contributed to an IRA or Roth. According to Internal Revenue Code Section 219(e)(1), contributions, except for rollover contributions, must be in cash.