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|Subject: Re: contribution to a roth IRA||Date: 1/6/2000 7:00 PM|
|Author: Bobbcat||Number: 17455 of 81965|
Annual contributions to a Roth or to a traditional IRA must come from earned income, and that means wages/compensation from a job. Your CD interest and principal will not qualify for the purposes of a Roth IRA contribution.
If you had earned income in 1999 of at least $2,000 or will have $2,000 earned income in 2000; you can use the money from the CD to make a 1999 or 2000 contribution.
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