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There is no maximum amount or limit on rolling over from a 401(k) to an IRA. However, typically, people DO NOT rollover their 401(k) monies into an "existing" IRA; instead one should create a seperate Rollover or Conduit IRA account. The reason for this is to keep the monies segregated, e.g. if rollover monies are co-mingled with contributory IRA monies then, at a later date, should you become employed by a new employer who has a 401(k) plan, the co-mingled monies can not rolled into the new plan; whereas the original 401(k) monies, if kept segregated can be rolled into the new plan.

A rollover from your 401(k) plan to a coonduit IRA, is unrelated to your ability to make IRA contributions, of any type, in the current year.

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