I am unemployed and need money…fast!!.
I have several different retirement accounts:
With “Investor-A”, I have both, a Traditional IRA & a Roth IRA
With “Investor-B” I have both, 401k & 403b accounts (100% vested)… and I also have a SEP-IRA
Interesting scheme… do you think this will work..??
I know you cannot borrow from the IRA accounts..
… And unfortunately the 401 & 403 have much less in them. (it would hardly be worth borrowing from either, as I may as well just early-withdraw vs paying the broker’s loan-fees)
Could I draw out the money from Investor A and within 60-days, roll-over all of the money from Investor B…
thereby taking an early-withdrawl” ..without facing the early withdraw taxes or penalties from either account…??
To re-phrase… can you roll money into an IRA, to repay a 60-day rollover from that IRA…???
(Whew!!I… all that makes my head spin!!) 🙂 hahaha!!
Thanks for your help!!
Quite simply put, you can withdraw money from a Traditional IRA without withholding or penalty, as long as it is rolled over (or in this case back into) within 60 days. The rub is; you can only do this once in a 12-month period, per IRA. That said; if you roll the IRA money into a new IRA, the same rule applies, as the IRS “follows the money” – in other words, the same money, regardless of whether or not you set up a new IRA account, can only be rolled once per 12-month period. Hope this helps.
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