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Took longer than 60 days to rollover your IRA? A new court case could help.

In 2001 Congress enacted a law allowing the IRS to waive the 60 day IRA rollover requirement, "where the failure ...
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Tax time is investment time for your self directed IRA or self directed 401k

Yesterday I had a client call me up and explain that she was frustrated as her self directed account was ...
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Who really owns your IRA LLC? Your self directed IRA?

Tons of people have set up IRA LLCs. The theory is that since they are the beneficiaries of the IRA ...
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Retirement benefits cut 60% by the state

Its a tale as old as time. You're fresh out of college and trying to figure out what to do ...
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Can the IRS Levy (IRS talk for take away or garnish) your retirement plan?

When you owe the IRS money they can pretty much come after any asset that you own.  That includes your ...
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Witholding Taxes

Witholding Taxes and rollovers from retirement plans

When you request a distribution from your qualified retirement plan such as a profit sharing plan or 401k, the tax ...
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401Ks Protected

Are 401ks protected in bankruptcy?

Can your 401k be taken away if you file bankruptcy? As a general rule, 401ks are protected in bankruptcy. The ...
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Owe Taxes

Could you owe taxes because you don’t charge enough? One Harvard professor seems to think so

Want to get rich quick? I mean really, really rich. . . billions. All you need to do is turn ...
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Roth IRAs

Does the IRS approve of Roth IRA LLCs?

Did you know that if you mess up your IRA rollover the IRS has a process where you request a ...
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IRS wait times

Have a slight problem with your self directed IRA?  Self directed 401k?  Think you can call the IRS and get ...
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