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When Should You File IRS Form 5329 or 8606?

Tax filing season is fast approaching—but this filing deadline doesn’t have to create undue apprehension. If you follow a few simple reporting rules for your self-directed IRA, filing your tax...

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Calculating Tax on IRA Distributions

Did you take a distribution (or withdrawal) in 2023 from your IRA or other tax-qualified retirement plan? If so, you should have received an IRS Form 1099-R by the end...

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IRS Annual Requirements for Alternative Asset Valuations

The IRS requires all retirement plan accountholders to obtain and report the fair market value (FMV) of assets held in their account(s) on an annual basis. The current value of...

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2023 IRA Distribution Reporting: IRS Form 1099-R

If you took a distribution from your self-directed IRA (SDIRA) in 2023, you will receive an important tax form toward the start of 2024. IRS Form 1099-R, Distributions From Pensions,...

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Tax-Smart IRA Strategies for 2024

The upcoming new year brings with it an opportunity to discuss more than just last year’s investment performance with your financial planning clients. Taxes are a critical element of retirement...

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2023’s Impact on Retirement Strategies

As we approach the start of a new year, you may benefit from a few observations about your retirement plans and investments. 2023 has been a unique year to say...

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