TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Melcher, Peter J.; Arend, Lucy; Howicz, James
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec1997, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1383

 

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