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Thanks for quick response.

I sent IRS Vanguard statement with the two $3000 contributions circled. Here is a direct quote from their response:

"The statement that you provided from Vanguard shows the two $3000 IRA contributions were actually rollover contributions. Because rollover contributions are not deductible, you cannot deduct this amount on your return."

#1 on your list does not apply. However, AGI was $88,000 and I receive a US Government pension. But, they mentioned neither.

Does this help?
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