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Subject:  Re: Another IRA RMD Question Date:  7/21/2011  9:34 AM
Author:  JeanDavid Number:  113784 of 132797

That's correct for a routine conversion, but the OP wants to convert an RMD, which is not allowed.

I overlooked that he wanted to convert the RMD. I would like to do that too, but I already knew that that was not allowed.

What I now do is convert from IRA to Roth IRA as much as I can each year, consistent with tax considerations, to lower the amount of the RMD for the next year.
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