Why Choose Swan Bitcoin IRA?
What’s better than buying Bitcoin? Enjoying the benefits of Bitcoin’s long-term potential in a tax-advantaged account. Hold real Bitcoin, not proxies.
Assets are held with a qualified custodian, in a segregated legal trust account under your name. Swan IRA custody maintains insurance coverage of up to $250M.
Traditional and Roth IRAs
Your retirement, your choice. You can move funds from SEP IRA, SIMPLE IRA, or an old 401(k)/IRA into a Traditional and Roth Swan IRAs.
Opening a new Swan Bitcoin IRA is a breeze. You can do it in less than 60 seconds! Initiate a transfer or rollover and soon you’ll be holding real Bitcoin in your new IRA.
Simple and Transparent Fees
The fees are $20/month or 0.25% annually for balances >$100,000. Bitcoin buys and sells are charged a 0.99% transaction fee.
Best in Class Service
Our Customer Success team loves talking about Bitcoin! If you have any questions about your Bitcoin IRA, our team is here to help.
Available to all US ResidentsNew
We are live in 50 states, including New York and Texas.
Why Bitcoin is the
Ultimate Asset for your IRA
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Funding your account is easy
4 Ways to Fund Your Swan Bitcoin IRA*
Transfer funds from your existing Traditional, Roth, SEP or SIMPLE IRA. No penalties or taxes apply to like-for-like transfers*.
Initiate a rollover from an old 401(k) and 403(b) into your Bitcoin IRA with no taxes or penalties*.
Contribute to your Bitcoin IRA via direct deposit or push ACH.
Transfer Bitcoin directly from your existing crypto IRA to Swan IRA without incurring trading fees.
Do you want to work with our experts?
Swan Private offers a dedicated team of Bitcoin experts to support you throughout your Bitcoin journey. If you are planning to create a Swan Bitcoin IRA and transfer or rollover more than $50,000, one of our Swan Private experts will personally guide you through every step of the process and beyond.
Swan IRA is available to all United States residents (including New York and Texas) who are 18 years or older.
Both Traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs have tax advantages:
- Traditional IRAs typically have pre-tax contributions that grow tax-deferred until disbursement.
- Roth IRAs typically have post-tax contributions that grow completely tax-free.
Swan IRA is a great way to capture Bitcoin’s long-term potential in a tax-advantaged way without the tracking error that many proxies have. On top of that, unlike when you trade Bitcoin outside a tax-advantaged account, doing so within an IRA allows you to avoid the often-tedious process of reporting trades on your taxes each year.
Swan IRA holds Bitcoin in a custodial legal trust account, in your name as the beneficial owner. Swan works with two qualified custodians, Fortress Trust and BitGo Trust Company.
Although Bitcoin in your Swan IRA can not be withdrawn into self-custody, it can be sold at any time and proceeds distributed under standard IRA disbursement rules. If self-custody is paramount to you, a US retirement LLC or trust (e.g., checkbook IRA, etc.) may be a solution. There are a few important considerations when thinking about IRAs and self-custody, such as the McNulty tax case from 2021.
Swan has supported many clients through this process. If you would like to learn more, one of our experts is happy to help you achieve your retirement goals and self-custody needs. Please reach out to email@example.com for more information.
Swan IRA has simple and transparent fees. There are no hidden fees, account minimums, or surprise charges. You know exactly how much you pay for Swan IRA. Below is our fee schedule:
|Account Administration Fee||$20/mo for balances|
|Bitcoin Trading Fee||0.99%|
|Transfer, Rollover, Wire Fees||$0|
|Account Closure Fee||$0|
The transaction fee is 0.99% funded from IRA funds. When you transfer funds to your IRA, this fee will be taken out at the time of transfer. All administration fees will be charged monthly from outside the IRA balance, per IRS regulations.
No, you can select a partial transfer and only move a portion of your IRA balance.
No. As long as you are transferring like-for-like, there are no taxes due to a transfer or rollover. A like-for-like transfer means transferring funds from an existing Traditional IRA to a Swan Bitcoin Traditional IRA or from an existing Roth IRA to a Swan Bitcoin Roth IRA.
The Swan Bitcoin IRA is one of the highest rated services in the industry. Our fees are also competitive with every other provider. What truly sets us apart is our award-winning customer service and the ease of getting on a phone call with an expert representative.
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