Should You Convert Your Current IRA to a Roth IRA in 1998?

Melcher, Peter J.; Arend, Lucy; Howicz, James
December 1997
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec1997, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p64
Academic Journal
Presents a framework for analyzing the choice of converting one's existing individual retirement account (IRA) into a Roth IRA, in the face of a provision in the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Comparison of the tax-favored Roth IRA with traditional IRA; Rules governing Roth IRA contained in the tax act; Evaluation of the Roth IRA conversion decision; Taxation of the IRA.


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