This is sort of a Catch-22 situation ...
Yes, one can write checks from an IRA account. My brokerage also sent me a checkbook with a handful of personal checks.But
the Write Checks dialog in Quicken does not support it. The IRA account
is not available to be selected. And an IRA account cannot have a
linked Cash/Checking account associated with it either.
Assuming, of course, that you have computer-printable Quicken-compatible pre-printed checks ...
it's time for the Quicken programmers to remove whatever restriction
they have and allow checks to be printed from an IRA account.
Hello, Quicken programmers, are you listening?
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