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February 20, 2009

Early distribution

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Referring Cite

IRS § 72(t), Form 5329 and its instructions, IRS Publications 590 and 575

Additional Helpful Information

  • The early distribution penalty applies to 457(b) plans, but only to amounts that are received in a direct transfer or rollover from another type of eligible retirement plan.
  • If a 1099-R does not properly indicate whether the early distribution applies, the participant may file IRS Form 5329 to correct the reporting

Written By

Denise Appleby

Denise is CEO of Appleby Retirement Consulting Inc., a firm that provides IRA resources for financial/ tax/legal professionals. She has over 20 years of experience in the retirement plans field, which includes training and technical consultation.

Denise writes and publishes educational /marketing tools for advisors; available at http://irapublications.com. Denise co-authored several books on IRAs

Denise is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School, where she obtained a Masters of Jurisprudence in Employee Benefits, and has earned 5 professional retirement designations.
She has appeared on numerous media programs, sharing her insights on retirement tax laws.

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