College Planning & Financial Aid

What is the tax consequences of taking money out of my IRA and paying for my daughters college education ?

Withdrawals from a regular IRA that are used for higher educational expenses at a post secondary school are not subject to the 10% penalty on early withdrawals that is reported on IRS Form 5329. Qualified expenses include tuition, books, fees, supplies and room and board if student is at least a half-time student.

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