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How Annuities are Taxed

How Annuities are Taxed

Although rules vary based on the type of annuity and how you elect to receive your money, the tax rules are not as complicated as many seem to believe. Kimberly Lankford wrote an article called ‘How Annuities Are Taxed’ which explains the taxation of annuities is an easily understood manner. In it, she highlights the various annuity types and gives insightful examples to support her explanations. Overall, the major theme is that all proceeds annuities that are purchased with pre-tax funds will be taxed at...

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