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An IRA is designed to help you save for retirement. To ensure that the money goes toward supporting you after you stop working, the law imposes a 10% tax penalty on early withdrawals. Take your money out before you turn 59 1/2, and you generally will incur the penalty tax unless your withdrawal meets one of the standard exceptions.

Here's what's on the list:

This list is not exhaustive. You can take other types of distributions without paying a 10% tax penalty. For example, if you roll an IRA account into an employer retirement plan, you generally won't pay the 10% penalty tax, nor will you pay the 10% penalty tax for a transfer incident to a divorce.

Read more at the IRS website or talk with your tax professional to determine if your distribution qualifies for an exception to the 10% penalty tax.

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