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Old 02-06-2012, 07:00 PM   #1
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IRA - Dividend distributions

Question - is it possible to withdraw "dividends only" from a Traditional IRA or Rollover Account, and not be taxed as Ordinary Income, ie,
have dividends generated in an IRA distributed to owner at the Qualified Dividend 15% tax rate.
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Old 02-06-2012, 07:08 PM   #2
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No, some call that an IRA trap of sorts.

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Old 02-06-2012, 08:20 PM   #3
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No, some call that an IRA trap of sorts.
I agree.

It's the same with cap gains. Taxed at 15% in taxable accounts, and as regular income when withdrawn from an IRA.
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