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The ABC’s of RMDs

At age 70 1/2, everyone who has contributed to a tax-deferred retirement account must take required minimum distributions. Proceed wisely.

You know all that money you’ve been contributing to your tax-deferred retirement accounts over the years? Now that you’ve reached 70 1/2 years old, the IRS would like to start collecting taxes on those contributions.

Each year, for the rest of your life, the IRS requires you to withdraw a minimum amount from your account. This RMD is then taxed. You are of course allowed to withdraw more than the RMD amount, but that additional amount will also be taxed.


What’s affected? All 401(k), 403(b) and 457(b) retirement plans, traditional IRAs, simple IRAs, SEP IRAs, pensions and profit sharing plans are included. Roth IRAs are exempt as they are tax-free. Your RMD will be calculated by a formula that factors in your life expectancy, and it is recalculated every year.

Have questions? Confused? You needn’t be. At PCA we’ve dedicated our professional lives to helping our clients understand all the options and implications of RMDs so you can make smart decisions about your financial future.

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Ryan PoterackFor more than 25 years, Ryan Poterack, founder and CEO of PCA, has specialized in guiding his clients to the retirements they envision. You don’t get there by evading the tough questions. In fact, to build the trust necessary for a successful relationship, advisors need the courage to ask some tough questions of their own.

Ryan Poterack has the courage to ask very thoughtful questions and the humility to listen intently which creates a relationship dedicated to achieving your retirement goals.

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