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Integrating retirement benefits into the estate plan

Louis A. Mezzullo

Integrating retirement benefits into the estate plan

practical planning and forms : November 20, 1995, Baltimore, Maryland

by Louis A. Mezzullo

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Published by The Foundation in Montchanin, DE .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pension trusts -- Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Estate planning -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statement[Louis A. Mezzullo] ; presented by National Law Foundation.
    ContributionsNational Law Foundation.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14623660M

    Roth assets. Converting traditional retirement plan assets to a Roth IRA can be attractive as an estate planning tool for several reasons. Roth IRAs aren't subject to required minimum distributions (RMDs), so they can keep growing until you pass them on to your heirs.; Your heirs will then have to take RMDs, but they'll be tax-free as long as the account was open for at least 5 years. Estate planning can be complicated, so it's best to consult a financial adviser and a lawyer when drawing up your estate plan. It's important to have a basic estate plan in place regardless of.

      Retirement Guide for Listing Your Estate Planning Items Wills and trusts. List your executor and trustees and update where needed. Let the beneficiaries as well as the executor/trustee know where a copy of the will/trust is located or give them a copy. Property deeds. Review the titles to real property and cars and update if necessary. Understanding the basics of estate planning. It’s important to have an estate plan. You want to make sure the assets you’ve worked so hard to accumulate during your lifetime go to the people or organizations you care about. Estate planning designation (e.g., retirement accounts.

    More and more people are holding the bulk of their wealth in qualified plans and individual retirement accounts (IRAs). Although most plan participants know that these vehicles provide income tax-free growth for assets held in them, few participants understand the rules for plan distributions. With proper planning, participants can make the most of this income tax benefit and even pass some of.   How Does Retirement Planning Fit into Your Estate Plan? Retirement planning gets even trickier when you try and combine it with estate planning; however, failing to consider them together is a sure way to potentially see both plans fail. Because of the natural overlap between these plans, it is best to include everything in one “master” plan.


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