Can You Receive Both a Simple IRA and SEP IRA?

Asked by: Owen Jazzy

No, as a self-employed person, you cannot contribute to both a Simple IRA and a SEP-IRA.Jun 1, 2019

Can you have a SIMPLE IRA and SEP in the same year?

Yes, you can contribute to both a SEP IRA and either a traditional IRA or Roth IRA (presuming you meet income limit requirements) in the same year. The deductibility of traditional IRA contributions may be impacted by the SEP IRA contribution.

Can you combine SEP IRA and IRA?

Under some circumstances, you can merge SEP IRAs and rollover IRAs, but it’s important to know the tax consequences of doing so. With most employer-sponsored retirement plans, there are limits to when you can take withdrawals from the plan account.

Can I do both simple and traditional IRA?

Can I Have Both a SIMPLE IRA and a Traditional IRA? Yes, it is possible for an individual to have both a SIMPLE IRA through their employer and also a traditional IRA on their own—though they may not be able to deduct all of their traditional IRA contributions. The IRS sets a cap on deductions per calendar year.

Is SIMPLE IRA and SEP IRA the same?

Key differences between SEP IRAs and SIMPLE IRAs

The SEP IRA allows only employers to contribute to the plan, and employees are not allowed to add money. The SIMPLE IRA allows employees to add money using elective deferrals from their paycheck, so they can control how much they want to save.

Can a company have a SEP and a SIMPLE IRA?

Answer: An employer that has a SIMPLE IRA plan cannot maintain another qualified plan, such as a SEP, in which any employees receive contributions.