IRAs: Distributions and Beneficiaries

Part 3 of the IRA Series

“Stop this merry-go-round!” Here is where the ride starts to get really crazy. “I know the answer! I think I know the answer! I thought I knew the answer!” Whether you are an IRA “rookie” or an IRA “pro”, you know you have had this feeling many times! Oh, that helpless confusion when an IRA accountholder asks us anything above the most basic IRA question – especially when someone dies. If you are searching for a Webinar where you will achieve that higher “comfort level” on these complicated topics, this Webinar is “must-attend”.

Covered Topics

IRA Beneficiaries:

  • Basic difference between primary and contingent/secondary beneficiaries
  • Naming an estate or trust as a beneficiary

IRA Distributions:

  • IRS penalty exceptions prior to age 59½ and the proper IRS coding
  • Required Annual Notifications for RMDs and Withholding
  • The NINE red flags of beneficiary payouts – including reporting pitfalls
  • Discussion of beneficiary payout options – including spouse, nonspouse beneficiaries
  • Setting up the Inherited IRA and documentation requirements

This is Part III of a four-part series. You can attend all the sessions to obtain the most comprehensive information or any part in the series independently.

You are encouraged to bring a sample of the IRA forms your bank is currently using for your review during the session including: IRA Distribution forms, Annuals Notices and any other forms you may have questions on.

Who Should Attend?

This is a crucial Webinar for anyone even remotely involved in IRAs including, frontline, back office, call center, investment department, and member services personnel will benefit greatly from the thorough discussions of the more complicated aspects of the IRA world. The content is at the intermediate to advanced level with a minimum of two years’ experience recommended. It is assumed that participants have a working knowledge of IRAs.