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I'm considering converting part of my existing IRA to a Roth. I know that you can only do this if your AGI is < $100k.

I'm keeping myself under that limit this year, but will be as close to $100k as I can get.

My wife might have some self employment income. Since we file jointly, this income is lumped together on the 1040, and it would push us over $100k.

Although I have looked at the fairmark site, and other messages here, I haven't seen anyone specifically ask:

"it is only the IRA account holder's income that is relevant for the 100k limit, right?"

Appreciate the feedback, as always.

DaBob.



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