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 […]

Read More →




When Are you Allowed to Make a Contribution to a Traditional IRA?

September 5th, 2017

Contributions can be made to your traditional IRA for a year at any time during the year or by the due date for filing your tax return for that year, not including extensions. For most people, this means that contributions for 2017 must be made by April 17, 2018, and contributions for 2018 must be […]

Read More →




The Basics Of Taking Hardship Distributions From Self-Directed IRAs

August 31st, 2017

The following originally appeared on Forbes.com, written by our own Adam Bergman – There is generally no limit or restrictions on when an IRA owner may take a distribution from his or her IRA, although there may be adverse tax consequences, such as income tax and/or an additional tax on early distributions. However, pursuant to […]

Read More →




Transferring a Roth IRA to a Self-Directed Roth IRA LLC

August 24th, 2017

Individuals may generally transfer Roth IRA or rollover eligible qualified retirement plan assets into a self-directed Roth IRA LLC structure. Individuals may not rollover Roth IRA funds into a qualified retirement plan, such as a Solo 401(k) Plan or a pre-tax IRA account, such as a Traditional IRA or SEP IRA. What is the most […]

Read More →




Funding a Self-Directed IRA LLC with an IRA Rollover

August 14th, 2017

In general, a self-directed IRA LLC may be funded by a transfer from another IRA account or through a rollover from an eligible defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans eligible defined contribution plans include qualified 401(k) retirement plans under Internal Revenue Code Section 401(a), 403(a), 403(b), and governmental 457(b) plans. What is the most Common […]

Read More →




Hard Money Loans for Real Estate Investors Becoming Hot Investment Option for Self-Directed IRA Investors in 2017

June 20th, 2017

Significant demand for hard money financing from real estate developers attracting self-directed IRA real estate investors IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC solutions, announces the findings of an internal report that shows that hard money lending for real estate has become a popular investment option for self-directed IRA investors. The IRS […]

Read More →




The Rollover Rules for Your Self-Directed IRA

June 12th, 2017

Individuals may generally rollover their retirement savings between eligible defined contribution plans, defined benefit plans and pre-tax IRAs, including SEP IRAs and SIMPLE IRAs to a Self-Directed IRA. Eligible defined contribution plans include qualified 401(k) retirement plans under Internal Revenue Code Section 401(a), 403(a), 403(b), and governmental 457(b) plans. Individuals may also roll over after-tax […]

Read More →




What Are the Contribution Rules for a Self-Directed Roth IRA?

June 2nd, 2017

A taxpayer’s contributions to Self-Directed Roth IRAs during any year may not exceed a dollar ceiling (or, if less, the taxpayer’s compensation income), reduced by deductible contributions for the year to traditional IRAs. For years after 2012, the dollar ceiling will be $5,500. For years after 2002, the ceiling is raised by $1,000 for individuals […]

Read More →