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January 28, 2011

IRA Contribution Deadline


You have until April 18, 2016 to make your Traditional IRA and/or Roth IRA contributions for 2015. Your 2015 IRA contribution must be delivered (or mailed) to your IRA Custodian/Trustee by April 18, 2016[1]. If you mail your contributions, the envelope must be postmarked by April 18. For purposes of the postmark, you must use an IRS approved mailing service. In addition to the United States post office, you may use an IRS approved Designated Private Delivery Service

[1]The deadline is usually April 15, but is extended  until the next business day if April 15 falls on a weekend or  legal holiday

Written By

Denise Appleby

Denise is CEO of Appleby Retirement Consulting Inc., a firm that provides IRA resources for financial/ tax/legal professionals. She has over 20 years of experience in the retirement plans field, which includes training and technical consultation.

Denise writes and publishes educational /marketing tools for advisors; available at Denise co-authored several books on IRAs

Denise is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School, where she obtained a Masters of Jurisprudence in Employee Benefits, and has earned 5 professional retirement designations.
She has appeared on numerous media programs, sharing her insights on retirement tax laws.


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