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Self Directed IRA Rules and Regulations

Notebook of self directed ira rules so you can know what is a self directed ira

If an account holder is found violating the rules for self-directed IRAs, it could put the account’s tax-deferred status at risk. To steer account holders clear of any trouble, we’ve listed the biggest rules to remember.

Disqualified Persons

Who’s disqualified? Put simply, family, fiduciaries, and business partners. You cannot lend them money through your IRA, invest in their businesses through your IRA, or let them live in a real estate property that you purchased through your IRA. Click here for a more in-depth look at Disqualified Persons.


Self-dealing IRA transactions bring personal gain to the account owner before they retire. An example would be to use self-directed IRA funds to purchase a property that the account holder or a disqualified person in relation to the account holder owns. Click here for more information on self-dealing.

Prohibited Investments

The IRS has outlined three investment types and rules that are prohibited inside an IRA. They are:

  1. Life Insurance policies
  2. Collectibles, such as artwork, antiques, certain coins, firearms, etc.
  3. Transactions with related parties (disqualified persons)

These types of investments are considered disqualified transactions, but what does that mean? What exactly qualifies as a collectible, and who exactly is a disqualified person?Click here to learn more on our Disqualified Transactions.

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