There is a window of opportunity approaching next year that may offer you the chance to fund a Roth IRA that has been previously out of reach. This could be the only chance for many investors to make substantial changes to the tax status of their investments.
Many seniors are discovering that a new law titled The Worker, Retiree, and Employer Recovery Act of 2008 waives the Required Minimum Distributions (RMD) for 2009. Investors who are aged 70 ½ or older are not required to withdraw money from their IRAs or other defined-contribution plans for the current tax year.
The executive summary of this article first appeared in the Texas Association of Small Business newsletter in February. Below is the original article in its entirety.