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Subject:  Re: Roth IRA Date:  3/19/2000  8:30 AM
Author:  hghcpa Number:  32103 of 123001

Well, ask a stupid question. I'm trying to understand
about Roth IRAs as they have to do with retired people.
I ask this yesterday and did not make myself
understood. So I'll try again a different way.

Can I transfer $18,000 in stock certificates out of my
company 401K plan as stock certificates, to a Roth IRA,
paying the required taxes of appox. $2,700 now. Then,
leaving it at least 5 years, get