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Author: WalStMonky Three stars, 500 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121572  
Subject: Re: Roth rollover Date: 12/18/2001 9:46 AM
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"You mentioned withholding on this transaction. If you want to do a complete rollover, you will need to make up the amount withheld from other funds. If you only roll over the NET proceeds (after the withholding), you will have taken a distribution from your Roth in the amount of the withholding. Don't forget to account for that withdrawl in your future distributions."

I understand this, and have no intention of taking a distribution. I could have easily sent a check to the IRS to make up for my underwithholding, but alas, they wouldn't count it as paid in a timely manner. Strange that if I use them one method to send them a sum of money there's no penalty, but another would cost me a couple of hundred in extra taxes.
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