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Hello TMF Taxes!

Here's my situation: I'm a 29-year old single male and I opened a new Roth IRA in 1998 that contains $2000 in contributions and about $500 in earnings. Is it true that I may withdraw the $2000 contributions at ANY time without penalty or taxes?

The five tax year period and the four classifications of a "qualified" distribution that you list do not apply in this case because I'm only taking out the Roth IRA contributions, correct?


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