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Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA)
A traditional Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is a personal savings plan that gives you tax advantages for setting aside money for retirement.
Contributions you make to a traditional IRA may be fully or partially deductible, depending on your circumstances.
Generally, amounts in your traditional IRA (including earnings and gains) are not taxed until distributed.
A Roth IRA is an individual retirement arrangement that, except as explained below, is subject to the rules that apply to a traditional IRA. It can be either an account or an annuity. Individual retirement accounts.
A Coverdell Education Savings Account is an account created as an incentive to help parents and students save for education expenses.
The total contributions for the beneficiary of this account cannot be more than $2,000 in any year, no matter how many accounts have been established. A beneficiary is someone who is under age 18 or is a special needs beneficiary.
The beneficiary will not owe tax on the distributions if they are less than a beneficiary's qualified education expenses at an eligible institution. This benefit applies to higher education expenses as well as to elementary and secondary education expenses.
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There are contribution limits for taxpayers based on the taxpayer's Modified Adjusted Gross Income. Contributions to a Coverdell ESA may be made until the due date of the contributor's return, without extensions.
If there is a balance in the Coverdell ESA at the time the beneficiary reaches age 30, it must be distributed within 30 days. A portion representing earnings on the account will be taxable and subject to the additional 10% tax. The beneficiary may avoid these taxes by rolling over the full balance to another Coverdell ESA for another family member.
Fees assessed may reduce the earnings of the account.
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