NewRMD.Com Calculator
Calculating Required Minimum Distributions (using the Final Regulations published on 4/17/02 in Treasury Decision 8987) for plan owners who are alive after 2001*

In general, the distribution calculations are based only on the owner's age and the fund balance at the end of the previous year. If there is a spousal beneficiary, the spouse's age may be important as well.

1. Select the distribution year (no RMDs for 2009)**:
2. Enter the balance as of 12/31 of the year prior to the distribution year:
3. Enter the owner's date of birth:
4. Enter the beneficiary's date of birth:
(leave blank if none)
5. Is the beneficiary married to the owner? Yes

Click Calculate. Results will appear in a pop-up window.
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* These calculations only apply to cases where the owner is still alive. Other versions of Brentmark Software's online calculators ( and various stand-alone Windows software products ( easily handle the more complex calculations required after the owner's death.

**As per H.R. 7327, the "Worker, Retiree, and Employer Recovery Act of 2008," there are no RMDs for 2009.

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