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Subject:  Re: Another IRA RMD Question Date:  7/22/2011  1:20 AM
Author:  vkg Number:  113801 of 127753

or because Roths aren't taxable to heirs and don't have RMDs

ROTH IRAs aren't subject to income tax. ROTH IRAs are subject to estate taxes. If the estate is large enough to be paying estate taxes, then converting to a ROTH could decrease estate taxes.
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