Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 0
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
Print the post  


In accordance with IRS Circular 230, you cannot use the contents of any post on The Motley Fool's message boards to avoid tax-related penalties under the Internal Revenue Code or applicable state or local tax law provisions.
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.