As the original owner of an IRA, or as the spousal beneficiary, do I ever have to take money out of my IRA?

  1. For a Regular IRA, you must start taking “required minimum distributions” for the year in which you turn age 70 ½.
  2. For a ROTH IRA, no distributions are required.
  3. The amount of your required minimum distribution is based upon your age, the age of your beneficiary, and the marital or non-marital relationship of your beneficiary.
    1. Your first Required Minimum Distribution will be less than 5% of your account balance
    2. See the following IRS publication for specific information about the amount of your Required Minimum Distribution: