How to Recharacterize an IRA/Roth Contribution

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Are you having second thoughts about your traditional or Roth IRA contribution? Maybe you had a surprise on your income taxes. Perhaps you have an unexpected rise in expenses or discovered that your traditional IRA contribution is not deductible. Regardless of the reason, if you change your mind, a recharacterization allows you to move your traditional IRA contribution to a Roth IRA or vice versa.

While this is a great way to fix any regrets, there are some particular rules you must follow. These include guidelines on deadlines, transfers, and custodians.

Click below for our step-by-step guide to recharacterizing your traditional or Roth IRA contribution will guide you through the process to avoid making crucial mistakes.

Have more questions about your qualified retirement accounts? We are here to help! Call Chris Robinson with RFG Wealth Advisory today at 940-464-4104 to schedule a time to discuss this further.


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Recharacterize an IRA/Roth Contribution in 5 Easy Steps

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