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Subject:  Re: Self-employed Roth IRA Date:  3/5/2001  11:58 PM
Author:  jbking Number:  28294 of 88538

"Self-employment income. If you are self-employed (a sole proprietor or a partner), compensation is the net earnings from your trade or business (provided your personal services are a material income-producing factor), reduced by the deduction for contributions made on your behalf to retirement plans and the deduction allowed for one-half of your self-employment taxes. " from

A Roth IRA is in a group that should be viewed as different from the Keoghs, SEPs, SIMPLEs, 401ks, 403bs, etc.

Here's a link to the IRS Pub on Roth IRAs:

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