It appears that Roth 403(b) contributions in included in the W2 Box 1 calculation of wages and also noted with code BB in box 12. Can the employee Roth 403(b) contribution be used to satisfy the earned income test associated with making contributions to a outside traditional or Roth IRA. Said another way... Assuming no other earned income, if MFJ, can a $11K after tax employee contribution to a Roth 403(b) be used to meet the earned income test to allow additional 2x5.5k contributions to a couple's Roth IRAs?
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