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Subject:  Re: Avoid capital gains taxes in a 401k? Date:  4/24/2013  5:05 PM
Author:  Raladic Number:  289 of 294

What you say is correct - you don't pay any tax while the money is in a 401k, only once you take it out and then at your income tax rate (unless it is a Roth 401k, in which case you already paid the tax at contribution time and won't pay tax at exercise).
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