IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 141: McKinsey & Co Retirement Fund Investments Could Violate IRS Prohibited Transaction Rules

June 21st, 2018

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses an interesting development regarding potential issues with companies using retirement funds to invest in potentially prohibited transactions, based on an issue with investments made by consulting firm McKinsey & Co. Click Here to Listen  

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Tips for Making Investments with a Self Directed IRA

April 13th, 2015

Self-Directed IRA LLC Investments 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 […]

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ROBS vs. a Self-Directed IRA to Fund Your Business

April 7th, 2015

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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Making Investments with a Self Directed IRA

February 6th, 2015

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 foundation […]

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The Rules for a Roth IRA Real Estate Plan

October 23rd, 2014

A Self-Directed Roth 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 […]

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The IRS Prohibited Transaction Rules

April 26th, 2012

When investing retirement funds, the IRS has established a number of rules that must be considered. The IRS and the Internal Revenue Code do not describe what a Self Directed IRA can invest in, only what it cannot invest in. Internal Revenue Code Sections 408 & 4975 prohibits disqualified persons from engaging in certain type […]

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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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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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