PLEASE NOTE: 5498 Tax Forms are now available in the Client Portal
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PLEASE NOTE: 5498 Tax Forms are now available in the Client Portal
PLEASE NOTE: 5498 Tax Forms are now available in the Client Portal
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Open a New Account
401(k) Account Acceptance for Self-Employed only
Acknowledgement and signature of acceptance of the terms of a 401(k) account agreement
401(k) Account Application kit for Self-Employed only
Use this application to open your Forge Trust Self-Employed 401(k) Traditional or Roth account
Account Acceptance
Acknowledgement and signature of acceptance of the terms of an IRA account agreement
Account Disclosure Information
This disclosure will provide you with information about your self‐directed account and your requirements for managing the account.
Application Kit
This kit includes all the necessary forms and instructions to establish a Self-Directed IRA account.
Coverdell Education Savings Account Application Kit
Use this application to open a new Coverdell Education Savings Account.
Coverdell ESA Custodial Agreement
This is the custodial agreement for Coverdell Education Savings Accounts.
E-Sign Disclosure and Consent Agreement
Complete and submit this form so you can enroll online for a Forge Trust Account.
Fee Schedule and Financial Disclosure
Effective Apr 1, 2021
Inherited IRA Form
Complete this form if you are establishing an Inherited or Beneficiary IRA. Attach it to the Account Application form.
Roth Conversion and Recharacterization Request
Use this form to request one of the following: a Roth Conversion (conversion from a Traditional IRA, Simple or SEP account to a Roth IRA), or a Recharacterization (correct a contribution or conversion from one account to another).
Roth IRA Custodial Agreement
Custodial agreement for Roth accounts.
SEP IRA Employer Agreement
This form must be completed by the employer and submitted with the Account Application Form.
SIMPLE IRA Custodial Agreement
Custodial agreement for SIMPLE accounts.
SIMPLE IRA Employer Agreement
This form must be completed by the employer and submitted with the Account Application Form.
Traditional and Roth IRA Combined Disclosure Statement
Disclosure statement required by federal tax regulations.
Traditional IRA Custodial Agreement
Custodial agreement for Traditional accounts.
Fund Your Account
Delivery Information
Wire instructions, checks & document instructions, DTC asset delivery instructions and contact information.
Deposit Notification
Use for any deposit other than a custodian to custodian transfer. Checks will be held for 3-5 business days. All checks must be made payable to "Forge Trust Co. FBO [Client Name]" and we will NOT accept any third party checks.
Direct Deposit ACH Notification
This form should be used to notify us of an incoming direct deposit (ACH). The sender must complete and send to Forge Trust so that it is received by us when payment is being sent. If this form is incomplete, or if it is not received by us in a timely manner, funds may be returned to the originating bank.
In-Kind Investment or Exchange Request
Complete this form to move assets from your IRA to your IRA LLC or from your IRA LLC to your IRA, or if you wish to exchange an asset currently held in your IRA with another asset.
Letter of Acceptance Request
Use this form to request a Letter of Acceptance if your Plan Administrator requires one in order to facilitate a rollover from a qualified retirement plan.
RMD Asset In-Kind Request Form
Use these forms to request an RMD distribution from your account.
Transfer Authorization Cash Only Instructions & Form
Complete this form if you wish to transfer cash only from another IRA custodian.
Transfer Authorization Instructions & Form
Complete this form if you wish to transfer cash and/or assets in-kind from another IRA custodian.
Make an Investment
BlueVault Investment Authorization
This form must be used to authorize purchase of BlueVault Precious Metals, include invoice/purchase order. This form should also accompany the BlueVault Wire Request.
BlueVault Wire Request
Please use this form for a wire request to BlueVault. This form should accompany the BlueVault Investment Authorization.
Incoming Asset Questionnaire
This form is to be used by all individuals transferring Assets In-Kind to Forge Trust Co.
Investment Authorization Kit
Complete this Investment Authorization packet to make your investment. These should accompany any paperwork required by the investment provider. The packet also includes the Document Requirement list and instructions to complete the Investment Authorization form.
Investment Authorization Single Form Only
Use only for funding by check or if you have already completed, or do not need, the Prohibited Transactions Questionnaire. If you need the Wire Request or Prohibited Transactions Questionnaire forms, please complete the Investment Authorization Kit.
Investment Document Requirements
List of required supporting investment documents that must be submitted with the Investment Authorization form.
LLC Agreement and Requirements
Required when requesting an investment in a private, single-member or family IRA LLC. Please review, sign and return with your Investment Authorization.
Note Modification Authorization
This form is to be completed if you wish to modify the terms of a promissory note.
Prohibited Transactions Questionnaire
Investors who lend funds from their IRA to a business entity, or invest in a Limited Partnership or Limited Liability Company (exclusive of IRA LLCs) must complete this questionnaire.
Real Estate and Promissory Note Investment Document Requirements
List of documents required for real estate or promissory note investments.
Manage Your Account
Account Owner Information Change
A signature is required on this form to make changes to your address, phone number, and email address.
Beneficiary Designation or Changes
Use to make changes to beneficiary information. If you designate multiple beneficiaries, be sure that you include the percentage attributable to each beneficiary and that the total equals 100%.
Name Change
Use this form to notify Forge Trust that your name has changed.
One and the Same Letter
Use this form to notify Forge Trust of any slight discrepancies in the way your name is listed on your Forge Trust account and the account from which your assets are being transferred.
Online Account Access Kit
Complete this form if you would like online account access to your account.
Power of Attorney Affidavit
Use this form to certify the validity and effectiveness of the Power of Attorney (POA) that granted you the power to act on behalf of the account owner of the Forge Trust accounts listed on this form and to indemnify Forge Trust.
Privacy Notice
List of our policies to maintain your confidentiality.
Representative Authorization
Complete this form if you want to designate an individual as an authorized representative on your account, granting them access to your account information.
Representative Kit
For account representatives and investment sponsors: A complete portfolio containing the forms necessary to assist your clients in establishing their self-directed account, funding it and/or transferring assets from another IRA or qualified retirement plan, and making an investment.
Disbursements and Distributions
BlueVault Depository Expense Payment Request
Please use this form to authorize Forge Trust Co. to withdraw funds and send a check for payment to BlueVault.
Direct Deposit (ACH) Distribution Authorization
This form is for periodic distributions only that are to be sent by direct deposit/ACH. Please complete this form to authorize Forge Trust Co. to send periodic distributions to you by Direct Deposit (ACH).
Distribution Request
Use this form to make a withdrawal payable to yourself.
Expense Payment Request
Use this form to make a payment from your IRA for an expense of the account (e.g., payments of property taxes or asset expenses, etc).
Liquidation Request
Use this form if you want to liquidate (sell) assets into cash.
RMD Cash Distribution Request Form
Use these forms to request an RMD distribution from your account.
Wire Request
Request a disbursement or distribution via wire transfer.
Valuations
Valuation for LLC (Individual / Family)
You may be able to submit your valuation online without completing any forms. Use must use this form if you have a Traditional IRA and are 70 years old or older or if you have an inherited IRA and are required to take a distribution or if this is for a Roth conversion or other taxable event.
Valuation for other IRA Assets
You must submit valuations annually to report the fair market value of your assets. Do NOT use this form for Private LLC or Real Estate Valuations if your asset can be updated using our Online Valuation.
Valuation for Real Estate
Use this form to report the fair market value of real estate property.
Valuation Guide
Review this guide to learn more about what is required to submit a valuation.
IRS Documents
IRS Publication 590-A
IRS Publication for Contributions to Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)
IRS Publication 590-B
IRS Publication for Distributions from Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)