Here’s what people should know about taking early withdrawals from retirement plans

Taxpayers may need to take money out of their individual retirement account or retirement plan early. However, this can trigger an additional tax on top of other income tax they may owe. Here are a few key things for taxpayers to know:

More information:
IRA FAQs – Distributions
Do I Meet an Exception to the Additional Tax on Early Distributions from IRAs or Retirement Plans?
Publication 590-B, Distributions from Individual Retirement Arrangements
Publication 575, Pension and Annuity Income
Filing Your Taxes
IRS Tax Map