Passed in 2019, the SECURE Act was the most substantial retirement legislation in over a decade. It contained important changes designed to help investors save more and be better prepared for the future.
Late last year, Congress passed the SECURE Act 2.0 to build on the popular aspects of the original SECURE Act.
While the new laws will impact all savers in some ways, navigating all of the changes is a bit like putting a puzzle together, so we thought it would be helpful to outline the key provisions of the SECURE 2.0 Act that go into effect next year.
Here are Three SECURE 2.0 Provisions Starting in 2024:
It’s a lot to absorb! There are nuances and complexities to SECURE 2.0 that may impact your retirement and estate considerations.
If you have questions about SECURE 2.0 and how it may impact your family’s situation, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Our mission is to stay ahead of ever-evolving retirement rules to help clients become better positioned for today and the future.
1. Ascensus.com, May 24, 2023
To qualify for the tax-free and penalty-free withdrawal of earnings, Roth IRA distributions must meet a 5-year holding requirement and occur after age 59½. Tax-free and penalty-free withdrawals can also be taken under certain other circumstances, such as the owner’s death. The original Roth IRA owner is not required to take minimum annual withdrawals.
Once you reach age 73, you must begin taking RMDs from a traditional IRA in most circumstances. Withdrawals from traditional IRAs are taxed as ordinary income and, if taken before age 59½, may be subject to a 10% federal income tax penalty.
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