When he was born, I set up an UGMA account for him because we did not have 529 plans 17 years ago.
The tax treatment of a Roth IRA distribution depends on whether the distribution is qualified.
The 529 plan application will likely ask if the contribution represents UGMA/UTMA funds so that the plan administrator can take any actions it deems appropriate to preserve the child’s legal rights.
Qualified distributions from Roth IRAs are tax and penalty free, but non-qualified distributions may be subject to tax and an early-distribution penalty (known as an excise tax).
If the assets being withdrawn come from earnings and none of the exceptions exists, the penalty will apply regardless of the time period elapsed.
She graduated from the PCHS in 2016 and finished as the leading scorer (girls or boys) in Indiana high school history with massive 3,268 points.
She averaged 30.8 points, 10.3 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game.