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numbrel: "I read P590 about converting, but one thing I couldn't find was about when I could do it. Do I have to convert before Dec. 31, for 2003 taxes or do I have until April 15 to do it and still apply it to 2003?"

Calendar year deadline, and make sure that the conversion is complete. The April 15 next year relation back is only for new contributions, and even then they need to be correctly identified so that IRA provider does not consider it a current year contribution.

Regards, JAFO
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