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|Subject: IRA to ROTH conversion||Date: 11/1/2013 11:22 AM|
|Author: StockGoddess||Number: 119431 of 121319|
I just lost my job a few weeks ago and am thinking of ways to make lemonade from these lemons...
I have a rather sizable 401K that's going to get rolled into an IRA.
If two people are married, and one has a job, and the other doesn’t, but each have separate IRA’s…could they file taxes “married filing separately” and the unemployed person move their regular IRA to ROTH (under the taxable limit) without incurring taxes on that money?
Do you think that would put us any further ahead than married-filing-jointly?
Just thinking ahead.
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