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Subject:  IRAs and dividends Date:  5/8/1998  6:02 PM
Author:  dweiss Number:  3249 of 76397

I'm about to put some of my IRA funds into stocks and wondering about dividends the stocks yield. Can they be deposited into my IRA money market account (or put into a DRIP) without a penalty? That is, do they count as a new contribution, or are they merely returns on invested funds? If they will incur a penalty, can I put them into a DRIP that won't automatically give me more stock in the IRA?
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