Archive for December, 2016

Beware The UBTI Rule When Investing In Real Estate With Retirement Funds

December 28th, 2016

This article originally appeared on Forbes.com – Since the creation of individual retirement accounts (“IRAs”) the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) has always permitted an IRA or other retirement account to purchase, hold, or flip real estate.   In fact, it states it right on the IRS website. By using a Self-Directed IRA or 401(k) plan, […]

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How Long Does Set-up Take for a Self-Directed IRA?

December 27th, 2016

The IRA Financial Group will take care of setting up your entire Self Directed IRA LLC structure in a matter of days. Our in-house tax and ERISA professionals will work with you directly to customize a structure that satisfies your tax and investment goals. The whole process can be handled by phone, email, fax, or […]

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IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 70: 2016 Year-End Retirement Planning

December 23rd, 2016

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses year-end retirement planning strategies, potential new strategies for 2017, contribution deadlines, deadlines for creating plans for 2016, and other important information regarding retirement accounts as we approach the end of the year.   Click Here to Listen  

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IRA Financial Group Enhances Year-End Tax Planning Service For All Self-Directed IRA and Solo 401(k) Plan Clients To Include CPA Services

December 22nd, 2016

 2016 year-end tax planning service will help IRA Financial Group Clients keep their self-directed retirement structures in IRS compliance IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of “checkbook control” self-directed IRA and solo 401(k) plan solutions, announces an expansion of its year-end tax planning service for all its self-directed IRA LLC and solo 401(k) plan clients. […]

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Some Simple Year-End Retirement Planning Opportunities That Can Sweeten Your Retirement

December 21st, 2016

With the end of the year approaching, there is still time left to consider retirement planning opportunities.  Below are some simple, but potentially financially rewarding, retirement planning ideas to think about: IRA Contributions: For 2016, the maximum IRA contribution is $5500 or $6500 if over the age of fifty and will remain the same for […]

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Using Charles Schwab with Your Solo 401k Plan

December 20th, 2016

IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of Self-Directed Solo 401(k) Plans, and Charles Schwab have worked together to allow IRA Financial Group Solo 401(k) clients to establish a Checkbook Control Solo 401(k) Plan account with Charles Schwab with no custodian fees. IRA Financial Group clients will be able to use IRA Financial Group’s IRS approved […]

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How Do You Convert Your Current Retirement Plan to a Self-Directed Roth IRA

December 19th, 2016

IRA Rollovers to the Self-Directed Roth IRA Conversion In general, Roth IRA conversions and retirement plan rollovers to a Roth IRA are taxable events. The reason for this is a Roth IRA is an after-tax account that allows for tax-free distributions if certain rules are satisfied. A conversion is a taxable movement of cash or […]

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Can You Make Contributions to Both a SEP and a Solo 401k?

December 16th, 2016

Yes, you are permitted to make contributions to both a SEP IRA and a Solo 401K Plan. In other words, a business can have both a SEP IRA and a Solo 401(K) Plan, although, there is generally no advantage for a business to have both active at the same time. A Solo 401(k) Plan includes […]

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