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Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs)
MSUFCU has the long-term savings options to help you save for retirement, higher-learning, or health care expenses. View current dividend rates.
Coverdell Educational Savings Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and SEP Plan IRAs are insured for an additional $250,000.
A Roth IRA gives you the ability to invest your after-tax dollars today and take qualifying withdrawals tax free after five years on deposit and if you are at least age 59½, disabled, or are a first-time home buyer. Contributions may be made at any age, as long as you have earned income.
|Tax Year||Contribution Limits1|
|2014||$5,500 ($6,500 for catch-up contributors age 50 and over)|
|2015||$5,500 ($6,500 for catch-up contributors age 50 and over)|
Open a Roth IRA
Open a Roth IRA at any MSUFCU branch, or visit our IRA Service Center by clicking the button below.
1Contributions to your Roth IRA may be limited by your filing status and income. Be sure to discuss your specific tax situation with your tax advisor.
Legislative changes to Michigan’s income tax withholding laws became effective on January 1, 2012. As an IRA holder, you may be affected by these laws.
The Michigan Income Tax Act is requiring taxpayers, who are legal residents of Michigan and are born on or after January 1, 1946, to withhold 4.25% of all Traditional and Roth IRA withdrawals for the purpose of state income tax. As the custodian of your IRA, the MSUFCU is required by law to send these funds to the State of Michigan.
If you are eligible to have a withholding rate other than 4.25% withheld or you elect not to have state income tax withheld on your IRA disbursements, you will be required to complete form MI W-4P and return it to the Credit Union in advance of the withdrawals. For more detailed information, visit the Michigan Department of Treasury 2012 Pensions Withholding Guide. An updated version of the MI W-4P can be found here.
You may qualify for personal exemptions that would reduce the amount required to be withheld. In addition, you may elect not to have state income tax withheld from your distributions and may choose to make estimated tax payments. There may be penalties for not paying enough state income tax during the year, either through withholding or estimated tax payments. Please consult the advice of a professional tax consultant to determine your options.