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Subject:  Re: IRA for 13 yr. old Date:  8/9/1999  9:58 AM
Author:  tonyw44 Number:  12994 of 88775

I don't think that babysitting income would be considered "earned income" by the IRS. Nobody files any forms or anything. Maybe you can't open up an IRA, but you could open up a regular investment account and get into investments that way. Or, have your mother open up a gift trust for you.
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