(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): The (Partial) Death Of The Stretch IRA: How The SECURE Act Impacts Inherited Retirement Accounts

Via Kitces

By Jeffrey Levine

In December 2019, the retirement planning community was rocked when the Setting Up Every Community for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, which seemed destined to remain stuck in Washington gridlock indefinitely, was whisked back to life and attached to a year-end appropriations package that ‘had’ to be passed to keep the Federal government funded. Within a matter of days, the bill passed the House and the Senate, where it eventually landed on President Donald Trump’s desk and was signed into law on December 20, 2019.

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