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I had the same problem earlier this year. Even though I have substantial accounts with Fidelity, they would not accept a transfer of the IRA I inherited from my father because he did not have any accounts with them. I found Vanguard to be willing to accept the transfer. Be very clear with any firm that choose - most do not have standard forms set up for this type of transfer. Also, the firm that currently holds the IRA may not initially agree that you can transfer the asset either; I had to spend considerable time discussing IRS Pub 590 with the bank where my father had his IRA.

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