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Subject:  Selling company stock in a 401K Date:  5/19/2010  3:25 PM
Author:  irishkisser Number:  110451 of 127753

Can a 401K distribution from company stock be taxed as a capital gain instead of ordinary income tax? What is this called and what is the IRS publication? Also, can I sell/buy-back now and wait for higher prices to take advantage of this little-known provision? It is mainly a loss currently.
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