Social Security, CARES Act, Roth Conversions, and Retirement Planning: Q&A #2230

July 23, 2022

Social Security, CARES Act, Roth Conversions, and Retirement Planning: Q&A #2230

Jim and Chris discuss listeners questions relating to Social Security, the CARES Act, PTE 2020-02, Roth conversions, and retirement planning.

(4:15) A listener looks for clarification on the rules of spousal Social Security benefits.

(13:45) George asks about the Social Security earnings test for collecting survivor benefits.

(26:15) A listener wonders about the IRS 2020-50 notice for guidance for coronavirus-related distributions/loans from retirement plans under the CARES Act.

(35:00) Georgette from Texas asks about PTE 2020-02 and if it will affect her personal Roth conversion strategy.

(40:30) Georgette in California looks for advice on the best way to convert some of her solo 401(k) and SEP IRA into a Roth IRA.

(49:00) George wonders why the firm wants to do retirement plans for clients looking to retire in the next 5-years.

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