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What about money in a traditional IRA?

None of that matters in an IRA situation right? All you have to track is how much you put in (contributions) year by year, right?

Re-invested dividends, capital gains, cost basis of stocks... none of that matters, right??

You just need to know how much you put in over the years. Everything above this is taxed as income...

And Roth IRA, nothing is taxed.. You don't have to keep ANY records, right??

Last question... What if you can't find any records about your traditional IRAs? Just assume it's all earnings, and tax it all?
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