New Planning Strategies for Retirement Account Rollovers and Transfers

Denise Appleby, APA, CISP, CRPS, CRC, Claudia Hill, EA, Michael J. Tucker, CPA, LL.M. (moderator)
  • 3
  • Intermediate
  • Taxes

Individual course: $99
Best Value: All-Star Tax Season Pass
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The rules relating to IRAs and retirement accounts generally are quite complicated, so the importance of tax professionals giving accurate advice is critical. When it comes to rollovers and transfers of IRAs and qualified plans, every statutory word is significant. The panel of experts will take tax practitioners through this complex topic, offering planning strategies to avoid and mitigate mistakes. This program is designed for any tax professional who has clients with IRAs and qualified plans.     

Special Offer!
All attendees receive a free download of Appleby's 2018 IRA Beneficiary Options Quick Reference Guide and receive important updates on IRA rules and regulations. For more information, go to  (Coupon code for the free download will be provided after course attendance.)

Major Topics:

  • Differences between retirement account transfers and rollovers  
  • Transferring funds from one deferred account to another
  • What to do when a client inherits an IRA or qualified plan
  • Avoiding the 10% penalty on certain early distributions from IRAs and qualified plans
  • Roth IRA conversions, rollovers and distributions
  • How to avoid and correct rollover mistakes
  • Net unrealized appreciation (NUA)
  • Avoiding double taxation and getting relief from the early distribution penalty and excise taxes
  • Required minimum distributions

Learning Objectives

Help clients with rollovers and transfers so as to make them tax efficient and avoid mistakes and IRS penalties

Any tax practitioner wishing to understand how to help clients with retirement planning and IRA rollovers and transfers

A basic understanding of individual income tax rules




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