The self-directed IRA may own just about anything other than life insurance and collectibles.
The recent Hellweg case is a great illustration of an unusual but interesting self-directed IRA.
S corporation. The Hellweg case involved four taxpayers who owned a controlling interest in American Dehydrated Foods, Inc. (ADF), an S corporation that began operations in 1978 and manufactured ingredients for the pet food and specialty feed industries.
Roth IRAs. Each of the four taxpayers involved in this case formed and contributed to ... Log in to view full article.