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If you are willing to take the tax hit now, why not do a Roth Convertion. The biggest advantage would be not taxes on income or capital gains from a Roth IRA. Another advantage this year is the ability to split the tax burden over a 2 year period.

Talk to an accountant or tax professional about this. I believe he will agree this would be better than having the investments in a taxable account.

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