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but what if i say i am self employed ...

You are now talking Schedule C income and paying both the employer and employee portions of social security, paying medicare, as well as income taxes.

While the tax advantages of a Roth IRA are good, they are not that good that you ought to go out of your way to pay additional taxes.

Before you start IRS entanglements, you might want to ask on The "Tax Strategies" board <http://boards.fool.com/Messages.asp?bid=100155>.

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