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Subject:  Re: pension plan ... deductible IRA Date:  8/10/2001  3:08 AM
Author:  pmarti Number:  53223 of 127637

If he didn't contribute to the plan and no contribution was made on his behalf, isn't a deductible IRA still allowable? Of couse, if contribution were made and lost because he was not vested, he can't. Is that correct?

That's how I read the discussion on page 8 of Pub 590, with the nitpicky addition that the IRA contribution may be deductible if AGI is within the limit.

Phil Marti
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