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Subject:  Re: What 'Obamacare' Means For Early Retirees Date:  6/18/2013  12:59 PM
Author:  ptheland Number:  72499 of 76418

but if funds are transferred from a traditional IRA to a Roth, that is a taxable event and does affect MAGI.

Yes. But if the goal is to keep future AGI lower, then an increase in current AGI may be an acceptable trade off.

I think Acme is planning a couple of years ahead, not just planning for this year.

--Peter
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