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January 28, 2014

2013 IRS Publication 590 Issued


The IRS has issued Publication 590, Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs), for use with 2013 tax returns.

The following are some announcements/changes included in 2013 IRS Publication 590.

  • After 2013, Publication 590 will be split into two separate publications as follows.
  • Publication 590-A, will focus on contributions to traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs. This publication will include the rules for rollover and conversion contributions.
  • Publication 590-B, will focus on distributions from traditional IRAs as well as Roth IRAs. This publication will include the rules for required minimum distributions and IRA beneficiaries.

Currently, this information is included in one publication.

This publication discusses traditional, Roth, and SIMPLE IRAs, and provides explanations about the rules that apply to:

Publication 590 can be found here

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 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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