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A Guide to Your Self-Directed IRA Account Docum...

In our final installment on tax season preparation, we delve into the specifics of Schedule K-1 and Form 990-T. These may be less common account documents, but they’re incredibly important for certain investments. Less Common Account Documents* Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) Timing: With individual tax filing What It Is: A Schedule K-1 (Form 1065) applies … Read More

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A Guide to Your Self-Directed IRA Account Docum...

Post 4: Decoding Form 1099-R and Form 5498 As tax season continues, it’s important to understand Form 1099-R and Form 5498. These account documents are key to managing your retirement plans effectively. Form 1099-R: Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc. Timing: January 31 What It Is: This form reports … Read More

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A Guide to Your Self-Directed IRA Account Docum...

As we progress through our tax season series, let’s turn our attention to the Annual Account Statement. This document is a vital tool in your financial arsenal. Annual Account Statement Timing: Formal statements are issued in the last week of January or you can generate one anytime on demand in the Client Portal. What it … Read More

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The 2024 Real Estate Market

Navigating the 2024 Real Estate Market with a Self-Directed IRA: A Strategic Outlook Introduction Welcome to the dynamic world of self-directed IRA (SDIRA) investing in real estate! As we embark on 2024, the landscape of the real estate market presents both unique challenges and exciting opportunities. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) forecasts a revitalized … Read More

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