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Subject:  Roth IRA and private stock (stock options) Date:  3/16/1999  1:17 PM
Author:  nicpottier Number:  9174 of 104432


Since you guys answered my last two questions so quickly and accurately, I'm going to press my luck and post another.

I work for a startup company, and like most, we have golden handcuffs (stock options).. Is it possible to buy my stock options, and put them into a Roth IRA, so that I do not have to pay capital gains on that stock when/if I sell it.

This is a private company, so I'm not sure how this works. Anybody know of any places which would allow this?

Thanks,

-Nic
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