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Subject:  Foreign tax on dividend Date:  6/26/2013  10:37 AM
Author:  djlaino Number:  118750 of 127549

I received a dividend on a foreign stock (VE) that had a 30% tax withholding imposed on it. I have done a little research and - as I understand it - it seems I cannot recover any part of this tax because the position is held in a tax-deferred IRA account. Can anyone confirm (or correct) my understanding of this situation? Should I just chalk this up to a lesson learned via ignorance of a rookie investor?

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