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Author: KATinChicagoland Three stars, 500 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 121150  
Subject: Re: Rollover to Roth, AGI Limits Date: 2/15/1998 6:49 PM
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<<the AGI rollover limit is the same for single or married joint ($100K), do I have this right?>>

That's right. And for married filing separately the rollover is not permitted.

<<Is the AGI we're talking about for the rollover allowance the 1040 line before deductions? I read some where that the numer is actually from a "Modified AGI". Please tell me this number only includes earned income.>>

No such luck. AGI is modified to exclude any income from the rollover itself; beyond that it is modified in the same way as under the regular IRA rules (for example, adding back the foreign earned income exclusion).

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