For many years, beneficiaries of inherited IRAs were permitted to withdraw the balances over their life expectancies. Then, the SECURE Act largely eliminated this tax deferral opportunity. Its effective date of December 31, 2019 could be called “The Day the Stretch IRA Died”.
Since the SECURE Act passed in December of 2019, several clients have reached out regarding the so-called “10 Year Rule” which stipulates all retirement assets must be distributed to certain beneficiaries within 10 years of the client’s passing.
(authored by RSM US LLP) The DOL’s lifetime income disclosure rule will increase costs and information required for benefit statements in defined contribution plans.