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In 2006, I converted a traditional IRA to a Roth.

On 4/21/03, I had an traditional IRA worth $30,700. In December 2006, I converted it to a Roth and it had a value of $51,600. The difference between those two numbers is pure profit.

The problem, though, is that I don't know:

(1) how much of the initial $30,700 is contribution vs profit.

(2) how much of the contribuion was made with after-tax dollars.

I've always been under a company pension plan. If I remember correctly - and I'm not at all sure this is true - doesn't this mean all my traditional IRA contributions would have been made with after-tax dollars?

If so, it seems like I really need to do some research to see if there's any way at all I can figure out what portion of the $30,700 was actually contributed. Failing that, should I just try to estimate the number?

I don't ever recall my tax preparer asking me about filling out a form for IRA contributions....

TDeF
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