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Since 1990 there have been contributions made to a traditional IRA, but not reported on 1040 as a IRA reduction or reported on a 8606. The person involved did not know either reporting was available or needed. She had 1040 tax return prepared by H&R Block and AARP Tax aide over the years, but was never asked about making IRA contributions and didn't know to tell them of the contributions. What is required to rectify this? Since these were never claimed as an IRA tax deduction, can the funds be converted to a ROTH IRA and only pay taxes on the growth in value? Thanks for any help.
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