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TMFPMarti: "The "spousal" IRA is an anachronism, although you'll still find the term used. There's no such special account, and contrary to some years ago, no difference in contribution limits. They're just plain IRAs nowadays, and both spouses on a joint return can contribute to their IRAs based on the combined earned income on the return."

Phil< I thought that I recently read where at certain high levels of AGI (north of 160k, IIIRC, there may be limits on contributions to Roth IRA for non-working spouse except to the extent of such spouse's earnings (as opposed to high income spouse's earnings.

Unfortunatley, I lost the link and have not been able to find it. Perhaps I misunderstood what I read? Perhaps what I read was wrong?

Can you shed any light?

Regards, JAFO
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