The Employee Plan Administrator account lets self-employed individual and companies of less than 100 employees offer employees a Savings Investment Match Plan for Employees Individual Retirement Account (SIMPLE IRA).
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Employee Plan Administrator | SIMPLE IRA Account Structure
The Employee Plan Administrator account is an administrator account linked to up to 100 SIMPLE IRA Accounts.
Account Information – Employee Plan Administrator
Manage up to 100 SIMPLE IRA accounts under a single login.
The Employee Plan Administrator account allows you to invite employees to open SIMPLE IRA accounts and manage the deposits/contributions to SIMPLE IRA Accounts. Trading and broker transfers are not permitted.
Employee Plan Administrators must be located in the United States.
SIMPLE IRA accounts are available for individual US citizens living anywhere and US resident aliens.
Account Information – SIMPLE IRA
Contributions are made through your employer’s Simple IRA plan. SIMPLE IRA account holders are not permitted to make deposits to their SIMPLE IRA account, but can rollover, direct rollover or perform a trustee-to-trustee transfer of funds from another trustee/custodian.
Interactive Brokers offers cash or margin Savings Investment Match Plan for Employees (SIMPLE) Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).
IRA margin accounts allow trading so the account can be fully invested as well as the ability to trade multiple currencies and multiple currency products, but are subject to the following limitations:
IBKR does not allow trading or holdings of securities such as Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) in retirement accounts that have the potential to generate UBTI (Unrelated Business Taxable Income) as this type of income has the potential to trigger taxes and tax reporting in an otherwise tax-deferred account type. Clients are advised to consult a tax specialist for further details on IRA rules and regulations. We do not support reduced (treaty) tax rates for distributions from US IRAs to foreign beneficiaries.