Roth conversions at 24%
I am wondering if this is a wise strategy. I have a possible job opportunity lined up that I am very much inclined to take and wife is on-board. The job will make me move from CA to WA. I have few weeks to decide yet. However one of the thoughts I am also having is;
Given the new tax brackets will it make sense to take the old 401k and do Roth conversions up to max 24% brackets. Most of this 401K money was saved during 28% + 9.3% bracket. We are 20-25 years from early retirement and even then might be 30 years before we withdraw.
Alternatively, if I pose the question as - Would I use Roth 401k at my new company, the possibility is yes as long as I am in 24% bracket. I am not sure if I will be in WA for life(then tax-advantaged might be better) but I think this is one of the lowest marginal tax bracket I might see in my working life and it might not stay there more than few years.(wife gets a promotion etc.,)