Archive for March, 2012

Are we restricted to buying homes only in Missouri since we are registered there as an LLC?

March 30th, 2012

With the Self-Directed IRA LLC structure with “checkbook control” you can invest in real estate anywhere in the country.  IRA Financial Group sets up a structure where you, as the manager of your LLC, have complete control over your IRA investments.  That means you can invest in real estate wherever and whenever you choose tax […]

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Can You Make Additional Contribution to a Self-Directed IRA LLC?

March 27th, 2012

The Self Directed IRA Structure has been in use for some 35 years, however, the concept of using an entity owned by an IRA to make an investment was first reviewed by the Tax Court in Swanson V. Commissioner 106 T.C. 76 (1996). In Swanson, the Tax Court , in ruling against the IRS, held […]

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Use your Self-Directed IRA LLC to Buy Foreclosure Properties Tax-Fre

March 26th, 2012

Unknown to most, Self Directed IRA LLC offers one the ability to use his or her retirement funds to make almost any type of investment on their own without requiring the consent of any custodian or person. The IRS only describes the type of investments that are prohibited, which are very few. IRA Financial Group’s […]

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Using a Self Directed IRA to Flip Homes – Is This Possible?

March 19th, 2012

Since the creation of IRAs back in the early 1970s, the IRS has always permitted an IRA to purchase, hold, or flip real estate.   In fact, it states it right on the IRS website. By using a Self Directed IRA to buy real estate, you will be able to purchase raw land, domestic or […]

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Retirement Topics Prohibited Transactions

March 16th, 2012

One of the most discussed retirement topics involving the use of retirement funds to make investments is the Self directed iRA prohibited transaction rules. The self-directed IRA prohibited transaction rules are outlined in Internal Revenue Code Section 408 and 4975. The IRS and the Internal Revenue Code do not describe what a Self Directed IRA […]

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Self-Directed IRA Rules

March 16th, 2012

When it comes to making an investment with self directed IRA funds, it is important to have a good grasp of the self directed IRA rules as well as the prohibited transaction rules as outlined in Internal Revenue Code Section 4975. The IRS and the Internal Revenue Code do not describe what a Self Directed […]

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Self Directed IRA Vanguard Vs the Self Directed IRA by IRA Financial Group

March 13th, 2012

Unknown to most, not all self-directed IRA providers are the same, including the Vanguard self directed IRA. Accordingly, most self-directed IRA providers claim they are really offering self-directed IRA type accounts but in actuality what they are offering is the ability to self-direct only the investment products they offer.  Whereas, in the case of IRA […]

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Solo 401K Rules

March 13th, 2012

A Solo 401K Plan offers a self-employed business owner the ability to make high contribution limits (up to $55,500) as well as borrow up to $50,000 for any purpose.  In addition, a Solo 401(k) Plan allows a a plan participant to use his or her retirement funds to make almost any type of investment, including […]

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