Now that the 2020 is over, remorse may set in and you may be left wondering if you should have done something different to save taxes. A common question I hear is whether it make sense for retirees to take their required minimum distributions (RMDs) now or if they should save taxes by taking them…

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Now that the 2020 is over, remorse may set in and you may be left wondering if you should have done something different to save taxes. A common question I hear is whether it makes sense for retirees to take their required minimum distributions (RMDs) now or if they should save taxes by taking them…

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With the pandemic still raging but the promise of the vaccine in reach, many retirees are enthusiastically shoving 2020 aside and retooling for 2021. Here are some retirement-related matters to consider in the year ahead. Don’t Forget RMDs The Secure Act, passed in late 2019, boosted the age at which people must take required minimum…

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The IRS recently issued proposed regulations that will reduce required minimum distributions (RMDs) on IRAs, other qualified retirement plans, and annuities. It’s a small help for retirement account owners who don’t need all the money they’re required to take from their plans each year. Most owners of IRAs and other qualified retirement plans who turn…

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GETTY At the end of 2019, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was passed with dual purpose. The foremost focus of the act was to bolster retirement security throughout the country by providing broader access to retirement accounts. While that aspect of the SECURE Act is modest in magnitude, the second…

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Rolling over plan distributions can help defer tax payments Retirement savers looking to take advantage of a provision that relieves certain people of taking required minimum distributions this year need to take action by the end of the month. The CARES Act allowed individuals to skip taking their required minimum distribution in 2020, but some people may have…

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Personal Finance Insider writes about products, strategies, and tips to help you make smart decisions with your money. We may receive a small commission from our partners, like American Express, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. The federal tax deadline is July 15, which means there’s more time to contribute retirement savings to…

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What are the new RMD rules for 2020? Let’s go over the quick changes for required minimum distributions for 2020 in the video below. If you would like to submit a question that may be featured on the Wednesday Q&A, use the form below! We’re Here to Help Have questions about this week’s content, or need…

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The IRS expanded the number of taxpayers who qualify to tap into their retirement plans using the generous provisions of the CARES Act. The IRS also answered questions about details of distributions and loans under the CARES Act that have been asked by employers, employees, and plan administrators. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security…

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