What is a Self-Directed IRA LLC Operating Agreement?

December 27th, 2017

The LLC Operating Agreement is the core document that is referred to when issues concerning the LLC need to be resolved. The LLC Operating Agreement is the most important document for your Self Directed IRA. It is extremely important that you create an Operating Agreement for your Self Directed IRA LLC. The standard LLC Operating […]

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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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How to Utilize a Solo 401(k) Loan to Invest

September 27th, 2017

When it comes to using retirement funds, such as a Solo 401K Plan, to make investments, the question arises whether a Solo 401K Plan can utilize a loan as part of the transaction. The IRS has always allowed a Solo 401K Plan to make traditional as well as non-traditional investments such as real estate. However, […]

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Investing in Real Estate with Your Self-Directed IRA – Useful Tips

September 25th, 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 and Department of Labor only describe the types of investments that are prohibited, which are very few. The IRS […]

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Your Self-Directed IRA Fees May Be Tax Deductible

September 11th, 2017

Unbeknownst to many retirement account holders, payment of individual retirement account (“IRA”) custodian/trustee fees may be generally tax-deductible. Under Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) rules, in place of the standard deduction, one can deduct certain expenses as miscellaneous itemized deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040 or Form 1040NR). One can only claim the amount of expenses […]

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Self-Directed IRA Platform Offers Financing Options to Houston Flood Victims

August 29th, 2017

Self-directed IRA LLC hard money investment option could offer valuable funding options to Texas flood victims IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC and Solo 401(k) Plans, anticipates the use of the self-directed IRA platform as an attractive funding option for Texas flood victims. As a result of the recent enormous devastation […]

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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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