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IRA Providers Give Thanks to IRS

By Mark Smith , Dan Buchner and Adam Cohen On November 23, 2010, the IRS issued Rev. Proc. 2010-48, providing helpful guidance regarding the amendment and approval of prototype IRAs for a host of statutory changes. With demographic changes driving the growth of IRAs over the next decade, the sensible...

Morrison & Foerster LLP: Charitable IRA Rollover Provisions Set to Expire

By Genevieve M. Moore , Morrison & Foerster LLP Since 2006, individuals age 70 ½ and older have had the ability to donate as much as $100,000 from their traditional individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and Roth IRAs to charity, annually, and exclude the donations from taxable income. The...

Ballard Spahr LLP: IRS Grants Retirement Plan Distribution Relief to Hurricane Sandy Victims

By Brian M. Pinheiro In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the IRS has issued guidance that permits individuals affected by the storm and its aftermath to access the assets in their retirement plans and individual retirement accounts. To be eligible for the special relief, the employee or former employee...