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I forget where I came across this, but, although contributions to a Roth are not deductible, is it true you get some sort of credit for them nevertheless? I remember a long time ago my accountant said always to let him know when I contribute, but I never understood why. I'm wondering if there is some sort of benefit to the Roth for tax purposes. I think I read somewhere recently about some tax deduction for participating, but can't find it right now.

I also ask because I recently signed up for a new 401k and noticed for the first time I have access to Roth-401. I think, if I went through the process correctly, I can do both...401 and Roth-401. By doing both, do I get a double advantage?

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