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Subject:  Re: Roth VS Traditional Date:  7/8/2004  10:56 AM
Author:  yobria Number:  41509 of 88058

If your tax rate is a static 30%, deferring $3000 in a Roth is like deferring $4286 in a TIRA, since the Roth money has already been taxed.

The Roth simply provides a larger tax shelter, and you can take out the principal anytime tax/penalty free.

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