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I am planning to rollover my qualified plan pension lump sum from my previous employer into a Roth IRA. I already have a standard contributory IRA setup but do I need to setup a separate "conduit" IRA to accept the pension rollover and then roll that over to the Roth?

It would be simpler if I can use the existing IRA as the temporary rollover destination but I wasn't sure how mixing the rollover and contributory funds would affect my ability to roll again into a Roth this year.


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