Are you looking to open an account at tastytrade but unsure which account type is right for you? At tastytrade, we offer all sorts of account types. To learn more about our account offerings, please continue below or click here.
Each account type has its own trading capabilities, to learn the strategies you can trade in each account type click here.
Cash: In a cash account, you won't have margin benefits, which means you must be able to cover your trade's total purchase price with the money already in your account. There is no account minimum for a cash account.
To learn about account minimums for margin and cash accounts, please click here.
Roth IRA: These are retirement accounts for individuals with earned income. After-tax contributions are made and can be withdrawn tax-free and penalty-free at any time. Earnings may be withdrawn tax-free and penalty-free for qualified distributions.
SEP IRA: Individual retirement account eligible for self-employed individuals and small business owners/employees. Typically, earnings grow tax-deferred and are taxed at your ordinary tax rate upon withdrawal.
To view IRA contribution limits, please click here.
Trust: A trust account can be opened on behalf of a revocable trust or an irrevocable trust. A copy of the Trust Certificate must be provided at account opening.
For instructions on how to open an entity account, please click here.
Tenants in Common: This type of account is controlled by two or more owners, each with a specific portion of the account's assets. When one account owner dies, their portion of assets passes on to their estate.
With Rights of Survivorship (WROS): A Joint WROS account is one where two or more owners have an equal share of assets. When one account owner dies, the surviving owner(s) will have full rights to the account.
For instructions on how to open a joint account, please click here.
Individual margin, individual cash, and joint accounts are available to international customers. At this time, we do not support entity accounts for international customers. To view a list of countries we currently accept, please click here. We are continually adding to the list of countries we support.