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jcarpenter25
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Why can't I deduct my IRA contribution? TurboTax tells me my income is too high. My gross is $64,416 and my adjusted is $56,566.

 
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DawnC0
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Why can't I deduct my IRA contribution? TurboTax tells me my income is too high. My gross is $64,416 and my adjusted is $56,566.

Your deduction may be limited if you (or your spouse, if you are married) are covered by a retirement plan at work and your income exceeds certain levels.

These charts show the income range in which your deduction may be disallowed if you or your spouse participates in a retirement plan at work:

 

Roth IRA contributions aren’t deductible.  And the limits are based on Modified Adjusted Gross Income, not AGI.

Difference Between AGI and MAGI on Your Taxes

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DawnC0
Intuit Alumni

Why can't I deduct my IRA contribution? TurboTax tells me my income is too high. My gross is $64,416 and my adjusted is $56,566.

Your deduction may be limited if you (or your spouse, if you are married) are covered by a retirement plan at work and your income exceeds certain levels.

These charts show the income range in which your deduction may be disallowed if you or your spouse participates in a retirement plan at work:

 

Roth IRA contributions aren’t deductible.  And the limits are based on Modified Adjusted Gross Income, not AGI.

Difference Between AGI and MAGI on Your Taxes

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