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Should you add RMDs to your year-end checklist?

Dec 07, 2017

For older taxpayers with tax-advantaged retirement accounts, one important item may remain on the year-end to-do list: Take required minimum distributions (RMDs).

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2017 retirement plan contribution limits

Oct 28, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced that contribution limits for many retirement plans will remain the same for the 2017 tax year, though some will increase slightly.

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Take retirement plan RMDs by December 31 to avoid large tax penalty

Dec 09, 2015

After you reach age 70½, you must take annual required minimum distributions (RMDs) from your IRAs (except Roth IRAs) and, generally, from your defined contribution plans (such as 401(k) plans). If you don’t comply — which usually requires taking the RMD by December 31 — you can owe a penalty equal to 50% of the amount you should have withdrawn but didn’t.

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Teens in your family with summer jobs? Set up IRAs for them

Aug 26, 2015

Teenagers’ retirement may seem too far off to warrant saving now, but IRAs can be perfect for teens precisely because they’ll likely have many years to let their accounts grow tax-deferred or tax-free.

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Self-employed? Save more by setting up your own retirement plan

Oct 15, 2014

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You can still save on 2013 taxes - contribute to IRA by April 15

Mar 27, 2014

Tax-advantaged retirement plans allow your money to grow tax-deferred — or, in the case of Roth accounts, tax-free. But annual contributions are limited by tax law, and any unused limit can’t be carried forward to make larger contributions in future years.

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How to fix inclusion, exclusion issues in your retirement plan

Aug 26, 2013

Does your organization have controls in place to ensure that only eligible employees are participating in your retirement plan and that all eligible employees have been given the opportunity to participate?

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How to manage participant count in a retirement plan to avoid a plan audit

Dec 04, 2012

More often than expected, we are involved with a pension plan audit for which the audit could have been avoided if the plan was administered with the participant count in mind.

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Your responsibility for 401k plan participants’ investment decisions

Oct 24, 2012

Does your company sponsor a 401(k) plan where participants direct their own investments? Do you think you, as the trustee, have no legal responsibility for their investments?

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