Last month, I outlined how the CARES Act would affect required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement plans. But with complex legislation, new questions always arise. Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions since last month on RMDs.
Ed Slott, CPA, is one of the nation's top experts on retirement plans. For more than 30 years, he has educated both consumers and financial advisors on retirement tax-saving strategies. Most recently, he published Ed Slott's Retirement Decisions Guide: 2020 Edition and is the host of several popular public television specials, including his latest, Retire Safe & Secure! With Ed Slott.
In addition to the catastrophic health situation caused by coronavirus, many of your clients are also getting hurt financially, especially in their retirement accounts. You may be able to help them take advantage of several new relief provisions that most of your clients can benefit from immediately.
What the new rules say about paying taxes on inherited funds
Starting this month, IRA expert Ed Slott is taking your questions about Individual Retirement Accounts. He starts by addressing what to do about new rules in the 2020 SECURE Act that affect most beneficiaries who inherit tax-deferred funds starting this year.