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Someone raised a question on the military board about IRA contributions for a deployed service member. Specifically her question was whether the contribution deadline is extended along with the filing deadline.
I was the original question-asker on the military fools board.

I called the IRS helpline yesterday, and after searching through the HERO act for 30 minutes, they were able to tell me that the servicemember and their spouse are entitled to contribute to Roth IRA's up to 180 days after the servicemember's return from combat zone. This is found in pub. 3, and the spouse part specifically on page 21.

The rep also said that we could file at any time, and the extension for the Roth still applies. This would apply to a TIRA, but we would have to file a 1040x after the contribution is made.

Glad to have the official word on this one.
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