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Author: wcfenton Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 79106  
Subject: Re: Roth for Grandchildren Date: 2/26/2004 2:23 PM
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Can I open a Roth for my grand children? If not can, they open a Roth with monies earned doing chores around my place despite the fact that I don't fill out some IRS form reporting it. Lawnmowing, babysitting, allowance, etc and other various incomes from chores and donations are seldom declared by young children. What are the rules and if applicable where can I read them?

The Fairmark "Tax Guide For Investors" Online Publication comes to the rescue once again:


Also, if you really want some heavy reading on IRA's from the "Horse's Mouth":


Note: The IRS Pub is a (PDF) File and requires that you have Adobe Reader to look at it. If you don't have Adobe, you can download it for free at this site:



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