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Subject:  Roth 5-year limit Date:  6/23/1999  2:16 AM
Author:  cadlands Number:  16542 of 121477

I found Roy Lewis' series of Roth IRA articles extremely informative. However, there was one tidbit of information that I couldn't find, and I scoured the articles for it:

Can you take your contributions (not earnings) from the Roth BEFORE the expiration of the five-year holding period, and BEFORE the age of 59 1/2, without taxes or penalty?
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