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Conversion FAQs

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Are there fees that occur with a conversion?

Yes, a one-time conversion fee of $75 will occur once the conversion is completed. The fee will be charged to a credit card on file. You must pay the conversion fee before your conversion. 

How will the fee be charged?

The fee will be charged to a credit card on file. Clients will be sent a link to add a credit card after their conversion has been completed. As a reminder, you must pay the conversion fee before your conversion can take place. 

How long does the conversion process take?

The conversion process will typically take around 1-3 business days from signing the conversion form.

When is a conversion necessary?

A conversion is never required, but it is necessary if you are moving pre-tax funds (i.e., Traditional, SEP, or Simple) into a post-tax Roth IRA. 

Can I do a partial conversion?

You can do a partial or full conversion of your account. There is no minimum or maximum. 

Can I convert my funds in-kind (in crypto or gold/silver)?

Yes, when submitting your request, please provide the exact quantity of assets you like to be converted in-kind, including crypto and/or gold and silver. 

How would I request a conversion?

If you are transferring or rolling over a pre-tax account into an iTrustCapital Roth IRA, the conversion process will start once you complete your account application. If you have a Pre-taxed account with iTrustCapital and want to convert it into your Roth IRA, please submit a request under "Conversion Request". After submitting your request, a representative will reach out with more information on how to proceed with the conversion.

Are there tax penalties when converting an account?

You may be subjected to a tax penalty while converting; please speak with your CPA or tax advisor on the details of the conversion process.

Can I convert my inherited IRA?

No, converting an inherited IRA is not possible unless you are inheriting from a deceased spouse. Once you move your spouse's account into your personal IRA, then you can convert it into a Roth IRA.


**Disclaimer - This article is for information purposes only. Suitability questions should be directed at your tax or financial professional. 

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