Can a TSP account be put into an IRA Trust without there being a taxable event?

can-a-tsp-account-be-put-into-an-ira-trustQ: Can a Thrift Savings Plan (or TSP account) be put into an IRA trust without there being a taxable event?

A: If you are referring to naming an IRA Trust as the beneficiary of a TSP account, that should be fine since qualified plans follow the same rules for naming a trust as beneficiary. This is based on the assumption that the TSP account is a qualified plan and that the trust qualifies as a designated beneficiary.


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