Due to the Pandemic ,Can I take out my last amount of under $5,000 from my Fidelity IRA that says after 71 years of age you must take it in a check they send you monthly or yearly so you don’t get a high penalty for withdrawing the full amount ?
No, that was allowed in 2020 but no such rule has been passed for 2021.
If you’re under 59.5 and it’s a Roth account you can take out as much as you contributed, but not the investment earnings.
If you’re over 59.5 and the account has been open at least 5 years, you can withdraw all of it.
If you’re over 71 you MUST start withdrawing.
Your question doesn’t make a lot of sense.
In 2020, there was no early withdrawals penalty due to the CARES Act.
Anyone over age 59.5, can withdraw without a penalty at any time.
When you are 72, you are required to take minimum required distributions (RMD). For a IRA valued at $5000, this would be about $300 you are required to take out.
Any distributions increase your taxable income. $250 is not going to have much baring on your taxes.
Amy’s answer is related to ROTH IRAs, not traditional IRAs.
There is no penalty for withdrawals after age 59 1/2. You will have to pay income tax on it.