IRAs (Individual Retirement Accounts)

Spousal IRAs

If your spouse is not working, you can establish a spousal IRA. You and your spouse can make IRA contributions of up to $5,500 and $6,500 if age 50 by December 31, 2015 each in 2015, providing your tax filing status is married/filing jointly and your combined earnings are at least equal to the contributed amount.


As a result, a couple can contribute a total of $12,000 in 2015, (same in 2014) if at least one of you is age 50 by December 31, 2015, and $13,000 if both of you are eligible for the catch-up provision.

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