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Hi - I am new to this board, and have a question. I currently do not have an IRA (shame on me - how un-Foolish!), and would like to open one. Is there any way possible for me to now open an IRA for the last tax year (1998)? Does the IRS allow this under any circumstance (i.e. are there any exceptions to the 15 April deadline)? I am in the US military and did not have an opportunity to open one prior to this year's deadline. Thanks in advance for any advice/input. JIM
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