A traditional IRA is a great option for investors looking to save for retirement in a tax-deferred account.
However, there are many factors to consider when determining whether you are eligible to make contributions, and whether such contributions will be deductible or not.
To help make the analysis easier, we have created the ”Can I Make A Deductible IRA Contribution” flowchart.
It addresses common factors affecting eligibility rules for traditional IRAs including:
- Earned income
- Coverage under an employer plan
- Other (Roth) IRA contributions
- Filing status-based MAGI thresholds