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Subject:  Re: Another IRA RMD Question Date:  7/20/2011  11:29 PM
Author:  aj485 Number:  113779 of 130422

I want to convert the money that remains after taxes are paid on the distribution and convert to a Roth.

cue music....You can't always get what you want....

I must be overlooking wherever this is spelled out.

No, you aren't, because you cannot convert an RMD from a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA.

You are allowed to convert some of your remaining traditional IRA, but you would owe additional taxes on this conversion.

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