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Subject:  Re: Inherited TIRA Tracking Date:  9/19/2012  10:51 AM
Author:  TMFPMarti Number:  116628 of 131749

Only spouses can move inherited IRAs into their own name. Once in their name, the RMD is based on their age.

Just so lurkers don't get confused, non-spouse beneficiaries also can base RMD's on their ages. The difference is that spouses have the option of treating the decedent's IRA as their own or as an inherited IRA, while non-spouse beneficiaries don't have the first option.

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