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Subject:  Re: Another IRA RMD Question Date:  7/21/2011  2:39 PM
Author:  0x6a74 Number:  113788 of 124776

there must be a reason for [no conversion of RMD's]..but i don't see it.

The whole point of the RMD is to exhaust retirement accounts during your lifetime. The Roth's lack of such a requirement is unique among retirement accounts.

OK. i thought the point of RMD was to get the taxes from the the IRA sooner .

moving to Roth would still get the tax.
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