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Subject:  Re: Housewife and IRAs Date:  3/4/2004  3:11 PM
Author:  agg97 Number:  39670 of 88504

Can we contribute $3000 to my wife's IRA (a roll-over IRA from her previous job)? Is it deductible? OR contribute to a ROTH IRA in her name?

You can only contribute to her IRA if she had earned income last year. You can contribute up to the total gross earned income, or $3,000, whichever is smaller.

In addition, can we contribute $3000 to my Roth IRA?


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