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October 24, 2019

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RIP Stretch Inherited IRA?

October 24, 2019

Authored by: Kathy Sherby

While the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (the “SECURE Act”) has not yet been enacted, there are many who anticipate that it will be enacted by year end, primarily because it passed the House 413 to 3 and was on the fast track in the Senate to enactment until Senator Ted Cruz took it off the consent calendar (purportedly because it did not contain the prior version’s provision that would have authorized the use of 529 accounts for home schooling and not because he disagreed with the contents of the SECURE ACT remaining).  In addition, as pointed out in an October 15, 2019 letter from 7 Senators to Mitch McConnell, there are provisions in this Act that would “expand access to retirement plans for millions of Americans.”  Most of the provisions of the SECURE ACT do not have a direct impact on estate planning.  However

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