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Subject:  Re: Pension - lump sum or annuity? Date:  4/24/2014  10:45 AM
Author:  buzman Number:  74826 of 100418

Misread the OP. It was confusing.

It's not unusual for pensions to offer lump sum distribution, rollover to an IRA or annuity payments.

A lump sum distribution is always taxable unless rolled over into an IRA.

http://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc412.html
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