The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Financial Planning / Tax Strategies


Subject:  Trading within an IRA question Date:  12/5/1999  9:31 PM
Author:  lukedds Number:  22333 of 127745

I'm new at my self directed IRA management and though I've been fortunate in my first purchases, I'm sure to want to trade at some point. Can you trade for a gain within an IRA and still not be liable tax wise till you take it out. I mean in plain English - no matter how many times I trade nor how much I make within an IRA, I still don't pay for it till I withdraw? Please explain this issue to a beginner, I've searched the FAQ with little help.TIA
Copyright 1996-2018 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us