IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 78: IRA Hardship Distributions

August 22nd, 2017

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses how you can take a hardship distribution withdrawal from your IRA and what taxes and penalties may or may not apply.   Click Here to Listen  

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Self-Directing Your Solo 401k is Easy!

August 21st, 2017

A Solo 401K Plan also called a Self-Directed 401K offers a self employed business owner the ability to use their retirement funds to make almost any type of investment tax-free, including real estate, on their own without requiring custodian consent. Additionally, a Self-Directed 401K Plan will allow you to make high contributions to the Plan […]

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Calculating Tax on UDFI from Self-Directed IRA Investments

August 18th, 2017

When a tax-exempt organization like a Self-Directed IRA or charity borrows money for a transaction on a nonrecourse basis, the IRA or charity must complete IRS Form 990-T and Schedule E and report the income, as the income is likely subject to tax. In general, a tax-exempt organization like a charity or IRA is permitted […]

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IRA Financial Group Introduces New Checkbook Control IRA Bitcoin Solution For Retirement Account Investors

August 16th, 2017

Checkbook Control Self-Directed IRA LLC option offers retirement account holders the ability to trade or hold Bitcoins and other cryptocurrency without tax IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of Self-Directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plan solutions, is proud to announce the introduction of the Checkbook Control Bitcoin Self-Directed IRA LLC option to all retirement […]

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Funding a Self-Directed IRA LLC with an IRA Rollover

August 14th, 2017

In general, a self-directed IRA LLC may be funded by a transfer from another IRA account or through a rollover from an eligible defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans eligible defined contribution plans include qualified 401(k) retirement plans under Internal Revenue Code Section 401(a), 403(a), 403(b), and governmental 457(b) plans. What is the most Common […]

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Do You Need to Ask Permission to Invest with a Self-Directed IRA?

August 11th, 2017

No – not with a Self Directed IRA LLC. All investment decisions are made by you, as manager of the Self Directed IRA LLC. It’s simple – when you want to make an investment, you write a check, use your debit card, wire funds, etc. All documents can be signed by you, as manager of […]

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Lending Funds to a Related Corporation is a Solo 401(k) Prohibited Transaction

August 9th, 2017

Zacky v. Commissioner, TC Memo 2004-130 The Zacky case involved three separate loans all of which were prohibited transactions under Section 4975(c)(1)(B), (D) and (E). The taxpayer, Mr. Zacky, was the president and sole owner of Aspects Inc. (“Aspects”), a corporation that maintained a qualified profit sharing plan. Mr. Zacky was one of many participants […]

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Take “Checkbook Control” of Your Self-Directed IRA Funds

August 7th, 2017

Experience the Self-Directed IRA LLC “Checkbook Control” Advantage Many traditional IRA custodians advertise themselves as offering a Self-Directed IRA, but what that really means is that you will need approval from your custodian before making an investment. Whereas, in the case of a truly Self-Directed IRA, a limited liability company (“LLC”) is established that is […]

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