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I am 83 and holder of a small ($20k +/-) traditional IRA. I…

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I am 83 and holder of a small ($20k +/-) traditional IRA. I desire a 100% withdrawal & understand paying full taxes will be required. Would there be any additional penalty?

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Being 82 years of age, I desire a 100% withdrawal of a $20k IRA. Outside of full taxes, should there be any kind of additional penalty?

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11/26/2017
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Hi. No, becasue you're over age 59 and 1/2 there is no additional 10% early retirement penalty.

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The only thing that might surprise is this pushing some of the income (the distribution/withdrawal is simply added to your other taxable income for the ax year withdrawn) into a higher tax bracket... and possibly make more of your Social Security taxable.

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One thing you might want to consider, to alleviate some of that (if it applies) is pulling some in 2017 and the remainder in 2018.

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But yes, this is simply added to any other taxable income for the year.

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