Brief Roth IRAs Versus Traditional IRAs: Implications for Individuals and Government
Leonard E. Burman, William G. Gale, Aaron Krupkin
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This policy brief summarizes the impact of traditional individual retirement accounts and Roth individual retirement accounts on personal choices and on government finances. Although the accounts are equivalent under certain circumstances, in practice they often differ in important ways for both individuals and the government.
Research Areas Taxes and budgets
Tags Individual taxes Taxes and business Federal budget and economy
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center