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Fair Market Value: Appraising Alternative Assets in a Self-Directed IRA

Note: FMV reporting to STRATA has been extended to July 31, 2020. Fair market value: What is it? IRA custodians, like STRATA Trust Company, are required by federal law to...

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Form 5498

IRS Form 5498: What It Is and What The IRS Extension Means For Your IRA

IRA custodians must track all IRA contributions made throughout the year and generate IRS Form 5498, IRA Contribution Information, for each IRA to report contribution activity and the fair market...

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Coronavirus-related distributions - do you qualify

Coronavirus-Related Retirement Account Distributions: Do You Qualify?

Revised June 23, 2020, to reflect new guidance released by the IRS. The newly enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is designed to assist Americans affected by...

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UBTI and UDFI Tax Considerations for IRA Owners

Revised on April 10, 2020 due to new guidance from IRS Notice 2020-23: Additional Relief for Taxpayers Affected by Ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic, which, in part, extends the Form...

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CARES Act Waives RMDs in 2020

CARES Act Waives RMDs in 2020

Just as we were all getting used to the SECURE Act rule changes, the rules changed again. After a few quiet years on the legislative front, two major bills affecting...

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Patrick Hagen Featured in U.S. News and World Report

STRATA’s Patrick Hagen Featured: “How to Leverage 0% Interest Rates in a Self-Directed IRA”

Article originally published in U.S. News & World Report by contributor Rebecca Lake. A changing economic environment that brings 0% interest rates can open up new possibilities for investors. One of...

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