Advanced IRAs

Thursday, May 20, 2021 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM   iCalendar Central Standard Time

Advanced IRAs, facilitated by Ascensus, builds on the attendees’ basic IRA knowledge to address some of the more complex IRA issues that their financial organizations may handle. This is an advanced session; previous IRA knowledge is assumed. The instructor uses real-world exercises to help participants apply information to job-related situations.


IRA Update
• Explain recent changes affecting IRA owners
• Recognize how recent changes may affect your financial organization

IRA Excess Contributions
• Define an excess contribution
• Identify excess contribution correction methods
• Describe a recharacterization
• List the possible taxes and penalty taxes for excess contributions

Required Minimum Distributions
• Calculate a required minimum distribution (RMD)
• Discuss the RMD rules and reporting requirements

Beneficiary Options
• Describe beneficiary distribution options when an IRA owner died before January 1, 2020, or dies on or after January 1, 2020
• Recognize the differences for the various beneficiary types
• Explain beneficiary payment deadlines

Advanced Portability
• Summarize the restrictions on the movement between IRAs
• Describe a conversion
• Explain the effect of withholding on a conversion
• Recognize the options available when moving from an employer-sponsored retirement plan to an IRA
• Explain the result of violating the portability and conversion restrictions

Continuing Education
ABA Professional Certification - 7.25 credits for CISP, CRSP, and CTFA

You should attend this seminar if you are
• an IRA administrator, personal banker, or member services personnel who has a working knowledge of basic IRA operations and wishes to expand your expertise and provide enhanced customer service;
• a financial professional who recognizes that IRAs play an integral role in retirement planning;
• a compliance specialist with procedural oversight of IRA policies and practices; or
• support personnel responsible for promotional materials that describe the services provided by your financial organization.

Per Person Fee
Clients of Ascensus qualify for the IBA member rate.
Member $249 
Nonmember $419