Archive for the ‘Self Directed IRA’ Category

How a Checkbook Control IRA Can Benefit You

November 13th, 2017

A Self-Directed IRA LLC with “Checkbook Control” plan is an IRS and tax court approved structure that will allow you to use your IRA funds to make almost any type of investment, including real estate, tax liens, precious metals, foreign currency and much more tax free! With a “checkbook control” Self-Directed IRA LLC you will […]

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IRA Financial Group & IRA Financial Trust Company Partner to Introduce Platform to Trade Cryptocurrency

November 8th, 2017

New Crypto IRA Platform will allow one to use IRA or 401(k) funds to buy and sell bitcoins & other cryptocurrencies through special purpose LLC IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plan & IRA Financial Trust Company, a leading self-directed IRA custodian, announces that it has partnered to […]

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How Are Self-Directed IRA Distributions Taxed?

November 1st, 2017

Distributions from a Self-Directed IRA are taxed as ordinary income, but if you made nondeductible contributions, not all of the distributions will be taxable. In order to enforce the policy that IRAs be used for retirement savings, not for pre-retirement uses or for building an estate to pass on to heirs, the rules prohibit or […]

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What Types of Investments Can You Make with a Self Directed IRA?

October 31st, 2017

A 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.   The main advantages of using a […]

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What Is a Self-Directed IRA LLC?

October 30th, 2017

Many “traditional IRA” custodians advertise themselves as offering a Self Directed IRA, but what that really means is that you will need their approval any pay transaction fees each time you make an investment. Whereas, in the case of a Self-Directed IRA LLC, also known as a “checkbook control” Self-Directed IRA LLC, a limited liability […]

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2018 IRA Contribution Limits Announced

October 24th, 2017

Last week, the IRS announced the new limits for retirement plans for 2018.  Here’s what you need to know about your IRA Contributions – 2018 IRA (including Self-Directed IRAs) Contribution Limit – Limits remain the same as 2017.  For individuals under age 50, the limit is $5,500.  For those 50 and older, you can make […]

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Tax Court Confirms Validity of Self-Directed IRA LLC Solution

October 16th, 2017

The ability to invest retirement funds in a newly established special purpose entity owned 100% by an IRA and managed by the IRA holder has been deemed legal by the Tax Court and IRS for over 18 years. However, only until recently, did the Tax Court confirm that the use of a newly established limited […]

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Why Choose ROBS Instead of a Self-Directed IRA to Start Your Business

October 13th, 2017

The Business Acquisition & Compliance Solution Structure (BACSS) also known as the “Rollover Business Start-Up” (“ROBS”) Solution is an IRS and ERISA approved structure that allows an individual to purchase a new or existing business with retirement funds and be active in the business without triggering any of the IRS prohibited transaction rules. The ROBS […]

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