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What is a Roth ira

What is a ira
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What is a Roth ira

A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account which creates the opportunity to save on a tax-free basis. While no Roth IRA contribution is ever tax-deductible, the growth of a Roth IRA, subject to fairly minimal requirements, is never taxed – not even during retirement when you might begin your money out. Unfortunately, not everyone can contribute to a Roth IRA, as there are certain maximum income limits    

  • If you are single, you must have a modified adjusted gross income under $135,000 to contribute to a Roth IRA for the 2018 tax year, but contributions are reduced starting at $120,000. If you are married filing jointly, your MAGI must be less than $199,000, with reductions beginning at $189,000.
  • For 2019, the numbers are higher. The modified adjusted gross income for singles must be under $137,000; contributions are reduced starting at $122,000. For married filing jointly, the MAGI is less than $203,000, with phaseout starting at $193,000.
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