Roth & Traditional IRA Tax Rules

What tax rules do IRA accounts have?

Roth IRAs and Traditional IRAs are designed to help us save for our retirement, but both have specific rules. Below is a table of the most commonly asked questions customers have about their IRAs. That said, IRS Rules regularly change, so you can also check out the IRS Retirement FAQ site by clicking here.

Roth IRATraditional IRA
2023 Contributions

$6,500 ($7,500 if you’re age 50 or older). Contributions cannot be made after the age of 70½.

Minimum Distribution Age


Age 59½ RuleWithdrawals before age 59½ are subject to a 10% tax plus any tax associated with your gross income.
Required Minimum Distribution Age

Withdrawals are not required until after the death of the owner.

April 1st following the year you reach 70½ or 72*

Required Minimum Distribution Amount

Varies by age

Any distributions (withdrawals) from an IRA account at least $10.00 or more will appear on Form 1099-R. Any contributions (deposits) made to an IRA will appear on Form 5498. To view a calendar of when your tax forms will become available, then please visit our Tax Center by clicking here.