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net unrealized appreciation: Original post by Leslie McClintock of Demand Media Normally, when you take funds out of a workplace 401k plan, you pay income tax on the full amount of the withdrawal, unless you roll it over into an IRA or other qualified plan. However, there is an exception if you take the distribution in the form of stock. In that case, you don't pay income taxes, but the lower long-term capital gains rate on…

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