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Can I contribute to an IRA for 2017, even though I became eligible to participate in a 401k effective 1/1/18?

 
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Can I contribute to an IRA for 2017, even though I became eligible to participate in a 401k effective 1/1/18?

Yes if you were not covered in 2017.  That would be in box 13 on your 2017 W-2 if you were so covered.

**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**

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Can I contribute to an IRA for 2017, even though I became eligible to participate in a 401k effective 1/1/18?

Yes if you were not covered in 2017.  That would be in box 13 on your 2017 W-2 if you were so covered.

**Disclaimer: This post is for discussion purposes only and is NOT tax advice. The author takes no responsibility for the accuracy of any information in this post.**

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