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Old 03-03-2009, 01:02 AM
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Can an IRA characterization be changed??

I have worked overseas the past 3 years in a tax free situation. During that time I invested monies into a Roth IRA which was matched by my employer (first 4%). I recently wanted to roll over my various accounts into one. I rolled my Roth Basic into a Roth, but was told my employers "ER Safe Harbour Match" would have to be rolled into a Traditional IRA. When I eventially use this Traditional IRA, I will be taxed accordingly, even though this was funded from an overseas taxfree employment situation. Can I do anything to change this situation?



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