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Subject:  Re: No tax on returned Roth Contributions? Date:  3/14/2003  5:40 PM
Author:  1000101 Number:  64526 of 123001

are doing their best to explain the rules to you.

They are doing a great job.

They have no ulterior motives

Never said they did.

There is no reason to get indignant or rude.

Was I? The Internet is a funny thing. It was not my intent to be rude to anyone here on the board. I am however slightly miffed at the Fool discussion of Roth IRAs in the articles section, I believe it is misleading. The replies I have gotten on this board have been extremely helpful in understanding the situation, however.

You received money in the past that was a credit due to a ROTH contribution. You withdrew that contribution, thus giving up the rig