Many employees save taxes by placing funds in their employer’s health or dependent care flexible spending arrangements (FSAs). It’s a good time to review 2020 expenditures and project amounts to be set aside for 2021. A pre-tax contribution of $2,750 to a health FSA is permitted in 2020. To avoid forfeiture of your health FSA […]
Tag Archives | IRA Distributions
If you’ve built a nice nest egg in a traditional IRA (including a SEP or SIMPLE-IRA), it’s critical that you plan carefully for withdrawals from these tax-deferred retirement vehicles. For example, if you need to take money out of a traditional IRA before age 59½, distributions will generally be taxed and may also be subject […]
The CARES Act allows qualified people to take “coronavirus-related distributions” from retirement plans without paying tax. So how do you qualify? You can take up to $100,000 in coronavirus-related distributions made from an eligible retirement plan between Jan. 1 and Dec. 30, 2020. If you repay the distribution to your IRA or plan within 3 […]
If you’re like many people, you’ve worked hard to accumulate a large nest egg in your traditional IRA (including a SEP-IRA). It’s even more critical to carefully plan for withdrawals from these retirement-savings vehicles.