Updated Friday, May 22, 2015 as of 4:43 PM ET

Required Minimum Distributions for Roth IRAs?

President Obama’s 2015 budget includes a number of proposed changes aimed at retirement accounts. Six out of the seven provisions (or similar versions of them) detailed below and unveiled Monday, were included in last year’s budget.

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Comments (8)
ROTH conversions provide tax revenue enhancement for the government in the short term at the expense of tax revenue over the long term. How does discouraging these conversions serve the near term needs for tax revenue?
Posted by Scott G | Thursday, March 06 2014 at 2:07PM ET
It seems to me that the President and his high debt needs to find ways to tax and tax and tax. Nothing is sacred.

These proposals would cause a complete lack of confidence in the laws as they stand if they can be changed at anytime.
Posted by R Patricia G | Tuesday, March 11 2014 at 11:07AM ET
Makes me wonder if Roth IRAs bequeathed one child (i.e. at the second death) will be subject to the 5-year mandatory payout...that would be a real game changer!
Posted by Thomas M | Saturday, March 15 2014 at 12:57PM ET
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