What is the advantage of converting to a Roth IRA?

The Roth IRA transfer calculator was designed to demonstrate the advantages of transferring an ordinary IRA account into a Roth IRA account. It determines the change in total net worth, at retirement, of your IRA if you transfer your regular IRA into a Roth IRA. It also allows you to compare the results of paying the rollover taxes out of your IRA account or paying the taxes out of pocket.

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Amount to Transfer:Amount to transfer from a regular IRA account to a ROTH IRA.
Non-Deductible Deposits:Amount deposited to the regular that did not receive a tax deduction.
Current Tax Rate:Current marginal income tax rate.
Tax Rate at Retirement:Expected marginal income tax rate at retirement.
Investment tax rate:Expected marginal tax rate (base this on expected capital gains rate) for investments.
Current Age:Current age.
Age at Retirement:Desired age at retirement.
Years of Retirement:Years after retirement (number of years to amortize IRA account).
Rate of Return:Expected rate of return on your investments.

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