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Use our resources, fund distribution information, tax forms and frequently asked questions below to help you understand how tax rules and concepts affect your investments.
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When does Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) apply to my account?
Clients in certain IRAs and retirement accounts are required to withdrawal a minimum amount each year. The SECURE Act, effective January 1, 2020, changed the age at which RMDs begin.
If you were born before 7/1/1949, you must begin RMDs at age 70½.
If you were born on or after 7/1/1949, you must begin RMDs at age 72.
Roth IRAs are not subject to this requirement. The rule also applies to Rollover, SEP, SIMPLE and SARSEP IRAs, but not to Roth IRAs. You do not have to take a distribution from a Roth at any age. Learn more.
How do I view my IRA contribution summary online?
IRA contribution summary information can be found online on your annual statement. Simply take the following steps:
Log In with your User Name and Password
Select Statements and Tax Documents
Select the View Annual link for December 31
What are the SIMPLE IRA contribution limits?
What are the SARSEP IRA contribution limits?
For Tax Year 2023:
Employee's Salary Deferral Limit: $22,500
Contribution Limit for Investors Age 50 or Over (includes Catch-Up): $30,000
The Pension Protection Act of 2006 makes permanent higher contribution limits for IRAs and employer-sponsored retirement plans. The limits have been in effect since 2001.
If you are at least 50 years old before the end of the year, you are allowed to make additional "Catch-Up" contributions as you approach retirement.
Please refer to IRS Publication 560 and 590 for more information about IRA contribution deadlines and limits.
What are the contribution deadlines?
Traditional and Roth IRA contributions
2022 contributions can be made until April 18, 2023. Contributions made after January 1, 2023, are credited for 2022 only if you request it.
SEP, SARSEP and SIMPLE IRA contributions
2022 employer contributions can be made until the employer's 2022 tax-filing deadline (including any extensions). Contributions received after January 1, 2023, will appear on your Form 5498 for 2023, which will be sent in 2024.
What are my options if I contributed too much to my IRA?
You have some options available if you have contributed more than the maximum allowed for the tax year. These include applying the amount to the following tax year (if applicable) or removing the excess amount.
If you've contributed to a Roth beyond the eligibility requirements for your income, you may also be able to recharacterize your contributions. We recommend that you work with your tax advisor to determine which option is best for you because they can involve tax penalties. For more specific details, please see information about Excess Contributions in the Disclosure Statement and Custodial Agreement [PDF] booklet, or visit www.irs.gov.
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This information is for educational purposes only and is not intended as tax advice. Please consult your tax advisor for more detailed information or for advice regarding your individual situation.
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