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Subject:  Re: IRA funds in estate Date:  2/24/1998  6:17 AM
Author:  TMFPixy Number:  1940 of 78166

Greetings, Sully, and welcome.

<<This is a very basic question, but what happens to IRA funds when the owner dies? I assume it becomes part of the estate but how is it treated for tax purposes?>>

At death, the market value of the IRA is included in the owner's e