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Subject:  Cancellaton of Tax-free Roth Withdrawals?? Date:  11/29/2010  5:26 PM
Author:  Jmsb526 Number:  67746 of 75878

As is well known, withdrawals from Roth IRA's and Roth 401(k)'s are tax-free when the requirements for tax-free withdrawals are met. But does the government have the authority to actually cancel that entire feature of these accounts, even accounts that have been open and funded for years? And if so, is there any way to safeguard against this?

Put simply, could the government do a bait-and-switch?
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