Why Choose a Solo 401(k) Plan Over a SIMPLE IRA for Your Business

October 19th, 2017

A SIMPLE IRA plan is similar to a Solo 401(k) Plan in that it is funded by employee deferrals and additional employer contributions. However, unlike a Solo 401(k) Plan, a SIMPLE IRA plan uses an IRA-type trust to hold contributions for each employee, rather than a single plan trust that is typical of a traditional […]

Read More →




Factors To Consider When Contemplating A ‘Backdoor’ Roth IRA

October 17th, 2017

The following originally appeared on Forbes.com and was written by our own Adam Bergman – There have been no income level restrictions for making Roth IRA conversions since 2010, hence a high income earner can do a conversion of after-tax (non-deductible) IRA funds to a Roth IRA, which is known as a ‘backdoor’ Roth IRA. […]

Read More →




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 […]

Read More →




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 […]

Read More →




IRA Financial Group Introduces New Cryptocurrency Forum for Self-Directed IRA Clients

October 11th, 2017

Bitcoin IRA forum for IRA Financial Group clients will allow clients to share information and tips on all matters involving cryptocurrency investing with IRA funds IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plan solution is proud to announce the introduction of a new cryptocurrency forum for all IRA Financial […]

Read More →




Is There a Difference Between a Regular IRA and a Self-Directed IRA?

October 5th, 2017

An Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a tax-deferred retirement account for an individual that permits individuals to set aside money each year, with earnings tax-deferred until withdrawals begin at age 59 1/2 or later (or earlier, with a 10% penalty). Many “traditional IRA” custodians advertise themselves as offering a Self Directed IRA with “checkbook control”, […]

Read More →




Tax Strategies for a Self-Directed Roth IRA LLC

October 4th, 2017

Using a Self-Directed Roth IRA LLC presents a number of exciting tax planning opportunities. Whether you currently have a Traditional IRA or a Roth IRA, the IRA Financial Group’s in-house tax and ERISA professionals have significant experience helping clients use a Self-Directed Roth IRA LLC to maximize their tax benefits and investment returns. Investment Tax […]

Read More →




Retirement Accounts Appear To Be Big Winners Under Trump Tax Plan

October 2nd, 2017

Here’s an article written by Adam Bergman about the Trump Tax Plan and it’s effect on retirement savers – On September 27, 2017, President Trump and the Republicans leaders presented a tax plan that included sharp cuts in tax rates to both corporations and individuals. Under the Trump tax plan, the corporate tax rate would […]

Read More →