FAQs about Precious Metal & Gold IRAs
A tax-advantage arrangement that allows earnings and deductible contributions to grow tax- deferred. No income taxes are paid on the earnings and deductible contributions until withdrawals are made.
- Individuals may transfer an existing Traditional IRA to a qualified gold IRA with no penalties
A retirement arrangement that allows earnings and deductible contributions to grow tax-free. All of the tax benefits associated with a Roth IRA happen when withdrawals are made: withdrawals, subject to certain rules, are not taxed at all. There are no tax benefits associated with contributions because all contributions to a Roth IRA are made with after- tax monies.
- Individuals may transfer an existing Roth IRA to a qualified gold IRA with no penalties.
401(k) & other employer-sponsored plans
An employer-sponsored retirement plan that allows employees to save for retirement while deferring income taxes on the earnings until withdrawal.
- Individuals may, in some cases, convert an employer-sponsored plan into a gold IRA
Frequently Asked Questions about Precious Metal IRAs
Q: Will I physically hold the metal?
A: If you purchase gold or silver within your existing IRA you will not take possession of the metal. It is stored at an insured, regulated depository in your name. Once you reach the age of 59 1/2 you may then take delivery without penalty. Possession can be accomplished in a SEP IRA contact us for details.
Q:How long does the transfer process take?
A: Each application is unique and may vary. On average, the process is completed in two weeks. Using your existing IRA information, we generate the paperwork for your review, we can send you a PDF version via email or priority mail the IRA Docs. One you have decided to move forward simply sign and date the highlighted areas and send the documents back in the pre-paid Federal Express package and the account will be opened.
Q:Will I have a tax implication?
A: No. There are no tax implications for transferring assets from one qualified retirement plan into another.
Q: Is this expensive to set up?
A: On Average, the establishment fees are $250. These fees are solely based on the amount being transferred.
Q: Is there a minimum amount I must transfer?
A: The initial transfer must be $5,000 or greater.
Q: What types of metals are allowed in retirement accounts?
U.S. Gold, Silver, and Platinum America Eagles coins, as well as certain other bullion coins, bars and Proofs that meet IRS requirements.
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