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Subject:  Re: capital gains on IRA accounts Date:  5/18/2001  7:06 PM
Author:  fooldaveonce Number:  6733 of 19414

My understanding is that income taxes on IRAs are not paid until the funds are withdrawn. How the money got there does not matter (capital gains, employer contributions, pre-tax investment, dividends, etc.). The downside is the taxes are paid at regular income levels with no credit for long-term gains.
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