Any 'qualified distributions' you take from a Roth IRA will NOT be included in your taxable income, hence making you exempt from paying taxes. You won't have to pay taxes on the original principal you contributed nor any taxes on capital gains & earnings you have accumulated.
The Roth IRA is a better choice than traditional IRA because contributions are made after-tax adding greater tax leverage to your retirement savings allowing you to grow your savings tax-free and withdraw them tax-free!
Making Roth IRA Contributions - Single, Head of Household and Married Filing Joint - Eligibility & Examples
Making Roth IRA contributions has gotten ever more complex with increased rules & regulations that control your contribution limits, eligibility, modified adjusted gross income, etc. In this article, we will explore Roth IRA contributions