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Subject: Re: Roth IRA Contribution Date: 2/1/1998 10:30 AM
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[[I participate in an Employee Stock Purchase Plan with my employer. The stock is purchased every
six months with after tax funds. Is there a way to immediately contribute the stock to a Roth IRA at
time of purchase so I can avoid taxes when taking a qualified distribution later? I am age 52 so that
is not too long off.]]

Nope. Sorry. Roth IRA contributions MUST be made in cash. They can't be made in stock.

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