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|Subject: Re: Dividends in an IRA||Date: 4/16/2013 2:54 PM|
|Author: 0x6a74||Number: 118455 of 124833|
I am 63. I have an IRA with contains funds rolled over from a company IRA plan and my SEP-IRA contributions. This IRA is just in money market funds at the moment. I want to invest in dividend-paying stocks.
However...Dividends would normally be taxed at 15%, I think, whereas distributions will be taxed at the usual income tax rates. Is there a way to keep the lower rate?
if I understand your question, No
IRA distributions are taxed as income regardless of
'source', whether contribution, dividend, interest, cap gain,
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