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#1644679 - 12/30/11 03:12 PM IRA Fees - What type of distribution
pweiss Offline
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Hello,

We are going to start charging a small annual fee (fixed fee) on our IRAs on 12/31. For those who charge fees, what category on the IRS form do you use? I am thinking it would be the "transfer" option but I wanted to check with the rest of you.

Thanks,
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#1648796 - 01/10/12 07:37 PM Re: IRA Fees - What type of distribution pweiss
el guapo Offline
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Hello Phil,

Fees charged directly to an IRA should not be coded as reportable distributions on a 1099-R. Your system should have a way to code the transaction as a non-reportable fee.

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#1650258 - 01/12/12 06:49 PM Re: IRA Fees - What type of distribution pweiss
Elwood P. Dowd Offline
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This fee was reflected in the financial projections you gave at account opening, correct? This isn't simply a TISA issue; your fees should have been disclosed at inception.
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