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Subject:  Re: Individual 401k question Date:  12/28/2012  2:55 PM
Author:  ptheland Number:  117229 of 127753

I pretty much agree with wradical's reply. (No great surprise there!)

However, I'm pretty sure that you can't make a solo 401k contribution in excess of your earnings from the business. 401k contributions in general have to come from earnings (typically wages, but self-employment earnings work, too). And an employee cannot contribute more than they earn. So I don't think a self-employed person could contribute more than their earnings.

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