5498 is only used for reporting regular or rollover contributions and value of
an IRA, Roth IRA, ESAs, SEP, or SIMPLE IRA. This form does not need to be filed
with the owner's Tax Return (1040) - it simply needs to be reported. Security
Benefit is only required to notify IRA, Roth IRA, ESA, SEP and SIMPLE IRA
owners of their Fair Market Value. IRA contributions and rollovers are reported
to the client by May 31 of each year. (Form only issued if a
contribution or rollover occurred during the year).
Nothing contained herein is intended to be, nor should it be construed as tax or legal advice. If you have a tax question or legal question, please consult your tax professional or attorney.