Retirement And Educational Savings Tax Planning Tips To Lower Taxes In 2017

April 24th, 2017

Now that the tax filing deadline has passed for the 2016 tax year, this is a perfect time to start thinking about some simple ways to boost retirement savings and at the same time lower overall tax liability for 2017. Start Thinking IRA: For 2017, the maximum IRA contribution is $5,500, or $6,500 if you […]

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Real Estate Flipping Becoming Attractive Investment Option for Self-Directed IRA Investors in 2017

April 19th, 2017

Significant pricing opportunities in real estate market attracting self-directed IRA real estate investors in 2017. IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA LLC solutions, announces the findings of an internal report that shows a recent trend in self-directed real estate IRA investors turning to real estate flipping transactions as an investment option in […]

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IRA Financial Group Podcast Episode 71: How to Get Around the RMD Rules With a Roth 401k Plan

March 7th, 2017

IRA Financial Group’s Adam Bergman discusses strategies for circumventing or delaying RMDs with a Roth 401k Plan.   Click Here to Listen  

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New Ruling Expected to Increase Popularity of DISC Roth IRA Tax Strategy

March 6th, 2017

Appeals Court in Summa Holdings affirmed use of having commissions from domestic international sales corporation go to a Roth IRA IRA Financial Group, the leading provider of self-directed IRA retirement solutions, believes that the Sixth Circuit Appeals Court decision which held that using a DISC and Roth IRA strategy for their congressional-sanctioned purposes—tax avoidance was […]

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Court Affirms Legality Of Roth IRA DISC Strategy

March 2nd, 2017

Here’s another article from Forbes.com written by Adam Bergman – On February 16, 2017, the United States Appeals Court for the Sixth Circuit in Summa Holdings, Inc. v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue held that using DISC and Roth IRA strategy for their Congressional-sanctioned purpose, tax avoidance, was permissible.  The Appeals Court reversed a previous Tax […]

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Your Self-Directed IRA Custodian Fees May Be Tax Deductible

February 16th, 2017

Unbeknownst to many retirement account holders, payment of individual retirement account (“IRA”) custodian/trustee fees is 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 that […]

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Understanding Your Options When Inheriting An IRA From A Non-Spouse

January 27th, 2017

Here’s another article from Adam Bergman that originally appeared on Forbes.com – Unfortunately, the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) does not allow you to keep retirement funds in your account indefinitely. The required minimum distribution rules (“RMD”) were created in order to guarantee the flow of IRA funds into the federal income tax system as well […]

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How to Utilize a Self-Directed Roth IRA to Plan Your Estate

January 10th, 2017

In addition to the significant tax benefits in using a Self-Directed Roth IRA LLC to make investments, the Roth IRA also offers a number of very exciting estate planning opportunities. In general, a self-directed Roth IRA is an after-tax account that allows the Roth IRA holder to benefit from tax-free investment growth, so long as […]

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