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Subject: Re: 98 contribution Date: 3/11/1999 1:33 PM
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zero18:
Is it possible to make a 98 contribution to an ira or a roth ira after filing 98 taxes?

Technically, yes, depending on when you file. You've got until 15APR99 to make your 1998 contribution & I'm pretty sure filing early doesn't affect that cut off date. Then again, if you file on the 15th of April, you're out of luck WRT a 1998 deposit. Of note, I don't think getting an extension on your tax filing also extends your IRA contribution window. It's 15 April or nothing.

Chris

PS- make sure you note on the check that it's for a '98 contribution or your broker could assume it's for '99, which would hose up your ability to make a '99 deposit.
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