Pub 1 2020 Issue 6


Drop in IRA Balances May Mean Rise in Roth IRA Conversions

With the global economy experiencing an extraordinary decline over the past few months because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, IRA owners may find their retirement savings balances are much lower than they ever anticipated. As many contemplate financial moves to improve their prospects for a financially secure retirement, there may be a positive side to the drop in account balances: it might just be an excellent time to convert to a Roth IRA.



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