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Retirement Savings Contribution Credit

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Retirement Savings Contribution Credit

The Retirement Savings Contributions Credit (“Saver’s credit”) is  limited and is for low income people. See the table on  Form 8880:

You, or your spouse, must  not have taken money out of a retirement account (including drawing a pension) in the last three years.

It is not a refundable credit. You must have a tax liability to take the credit against.

TurboTax (TT) will check this automatically when it sees you made a qualified contribution. If you want to verify that happened;  enter in TT at:

Federal Taxes Tab 

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