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Subject:  Re: Roth conversion Date:  2/15/2002  9:42 PM
Author:  pmarti Number:  59004 of 121095

On the other hand, if you made a traditional IRA contribution for 2001, it's not too late to recharacterize that contribution into a Roth IRA.

Or even if you make one. The deadline for making IRA contributions for 2001 is 4/15/2002. The deadline for recharacterizing 2001 IRA contributions/conversions is 10/15/2002. To borrow from LoTax, tax simplification, jumbo shrimp....

Phil Marti
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