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Subject:  Re: Roth IRA Earnings & Education Distribution Date:  2/10/2005  7:26 AM
Author:  reallyalldone Number:  44455 of 94988

I read that as well. It just doesn't specifically say that contributions and earnings are free from the 10% penalty. Assuming they are, would the earnings be subject to income tax as that money will have never been taxed at all?

I looked up the pub and gave you the reference. At this point, you should probably consult with a tax professional prior to removing the money from a Roth if the publication doesn't answer your questions.

rad

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