quot;After the two year period, amounts in a SIMPLE IRA can be rolled over or transferred tax free to an IRA other than a SIMPLE IRA, or to a qualified plan, a tax sheltered annuity plan (Section 403(b), or deferred compensation plan of a state or local government." (emphasis added). Since a Solo 401k plan is a "qualified plan", so yes you can roll a SIMPLE IRA into a SOLO 401k after two years.
No you may not. Because SIMPLE plans often have exclusive plan rules, they are generally not allowed alongside a Solo 401k. However, you can easily terminate your SIMPLE plan and start and contribute to a Solo 401k for this year. Here is where you can find information about SIMPLE plans and how the IRS says to terminate the SIMPLE. http://www.irs.gov/retirement/article/0,,id=111420,00.
Yes you can. The two are not related. They each have their own contribution limits and contributing to one does not reduce the contributions you can make to the other. However, the right to make contributions to a ROTH IRA phases out if MAGI exceeds certain specified limits, regardless of whether the individual is an active participant in a qualified plan.
Yes you can. However, the two are related in that if you are an active participant in a qualified plan (say, for example, a Solo 401k plan) limits are placed on the amount of a contribution to a traditional IRA that is deductible. For single individuals and heads of households, the part of the contribution to a traditional IRA that is deductible phases out ratably if MAGI is more than $45,000 and less than $55,000 in 2004.
Yes you can but the two plans are treated as one for purposes of determining your maximum contribution limits. Since the Solo 401k allows for greater deductions on less income, having both may not make the most sense. Further, according to Mr. Boldragini ID#31-08350 of the IRS if you want to have both a SEP-IRA and a Solo 401k, you may not contribute to both in a given tax year unless you used a plan document other than the IRS model document for the SEP-IRA (i.e. IRS Form "5305-SEP").
You can have a 401kBrokers.com Solo 401k plan with just one or more business partners and no other employees. It will not be subject to top heavy testing, and the anti-discrimination rules as long as your partners are 5% or greater owners or are "highly compensated" (receives more than $100,000 in income from the business (2006) and you have no other employees other than your partners.
Yes you can. The contributions to your Solo 401k will be based on your self-employment income and not on income earned as an employee of another company. However, the two plans are treated as one for purposes of determining your maximum contribution limits. You may not defer more than $15,500 into both plans combined. For example, you may not defer the maximum as an employee at work ($15,500 in 2007) and then another $15,500 into your Solo 401k as an employee of your own company.
Yes you can. The two are unrelated. They each have their own contribution conditions and limits and contributing to one does not reduce the contributions you can make to the other. The citation for this authority is a telephone message left on our voice mail on 2-21-2007 at 9:52 a.m. by Don Curlzyk of the IRS, in response to an email we sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Mr. Curlzyk's telephone number is 513-263-3573.
Retirement Plans FAQs regarding IRAs
There are no prohibitions on distributions from IRA-based plans. A participant can take distributions at any time. However, in addition to the distribution being taxable, it may be subject to a 10% additional tax if the participant has not reached age 59 1/2. If the distribution is taken in the first 2 years of participation in a SIMPLE IRA plan, the additional tax is increased to 25%.
American Funds: Frequently asked questions
You may be able to transfer your IRA balance into your new plan if the new plan accepts rollovers from IRAs. Before rolling your money into a new plan, you should compare the plan’s investment options and withdrawal rules with those of your IRA. You may give up some flexibility or face stricter requirements if you make the move.
FAQs: Retirement Plan Participants & Employees
Yes, although there are a few plans that do not allow rollovers. You may roll money between the following plans: 401(k) Plan, 401(a) Plan, Profit Sharing Plan, Money Purchase Plan, Defined Benefit Plan, 403(b) Plan, 457 Plan, and Traditional IRA (not a Roth IRA).
Frequently Asked Questions - Beta Benefits Insurance Service...
The NEW law allows you to roll funds from an IRA into an HSA. However, the amount you contribute to your HSA is still limited by the annual contribution limits.
American Funds: Frequently asked questions
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IRA Frequently Asked Questions
Sole proprietors can download and complete a SIMPLE-IRA account application and include that along with their plan documents. For plans with multiple participants, Fidelity will mail employee enrollment kits to you upon receipt of the plan documents. Additional enrollment kits may be ordered from a Fidelity Retirement Specialist by calling 800-544-5373.
IRA Frequently Asked Questions
Generally speaking, you are eligible for a SIMPLE-IRA as long as your business has fewer than 100 employees earning $5,000 or more in the preceding year. As you grow, other retirement plans may become more appropriate. Please contact a Fidelity Retirement Specialist at 800-544-5373 for more information.
For 2004: A: The maximum employee and employer contributions combined may not exceed $41,000 in 2004 (if you are under 50) and $44,000 if you are older than 50 (or if you turn 50 in 2004). For 2005: A: The maximum employee and employer contributions combined may not exceed $42,000 in 2005 (if you are under 50) and $46,000 if you are older than 50 (or if you turn 50 in 2005).
Yes. On April 20th, 2005 the President signed the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 ("Act"). The Act makes significant changes in the bankruptcy rules, including adding specific protections for retirement plans. The Act goes into effect for bankruptcy petitions filed after October 16, 2005.The new law exempts from the bankruptcy estate assets held by a qualified plan (Solo 401k or Company 401k), 403(b) plan, 457 plan or IRA (traditional, Roth, SEP and SIMPLE).
Each consultant will receive a new hire packet, which includes a 401K-enrollment form. The enrollment form should be submitted to our HR department. Once this is received a 401K package will be sent which outlines the investment options.
Individual Investors - IRAs: FAQs
Your rollover contribution must be in cash or in the form in which it is received. If you receive securities (or other property) from your employer's retirement plan, you may either roll over the securities or sell them and roll over the cash proceeds of the sale within 60 days. Any portion not rolled over by the 60-day deadline will be subject to federal income taxes and a 10% early withdrawal penalty (if under age 59 ½).