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What does IRA stand for?

IRA stands for Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRS)

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Covering recent updates such as the Health Care Law's tax consequences and year-end conversion planning, Richmond and Curfman joined over 200 of the nation's top financial professionals who are dedicated to solving the country's biggest and most complex financial problem — effectively managing the distribution of assets from Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs).
Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs) are exactly what their name implies--retirement accounts that an individual can set up for her or his own benefit.
Source Income Subject to Withholding, Schedules K-1, or possibly certain Forms 1099-R, Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, and 5498, Individual Retirement Arrangement Contribution Information.
These tax advantages may be particularly important to individuals who lost the deductibility of individual retirement arrangement contributions when the Tax Reform Act of 1986 linked deductibility to adjusted gross income where a single person or either taxpayer on a joint return was eligible to benefit from an eligible employer-sponsored retirement plan.