Non-Exempt Exempt IRAs

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Bob Lawless blogged on Credit Slips about Non-exempt Exempt IRAs earlier this week.  Highlights include:

  • Some chapter 7 trustees have found a problem that could affect thousands of IRAs.
  • The Bankruptcy Code clearly exempts IRAs but only does so if the IRA qualifies for a tax-favored treatment.
  • Some chapter 7 trustees have challenged IRAs on the theory that the possibility of a lien could arise means an IRA is not tax favored.
  • Its is the technicality of all technicalities to say an IRA is not exempt because of the possibility that a lien could arise.

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