Submitted By: James
Answered: January 15, 2016 11:58 am

The value of my Roth IRA from a conversion that I made earlier in 2015 declined so I recharacterized part of it as a traditional IRA in September. Is there any limit on the number of partial recharacterizations I can make?

No, you can do it more than one time. However, you must wait until the following year to make a Roth IRA conversion of the funds that had been recharacterized.

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Tax Glossary

Legally separated

A husband and wife who are required to live apart from each other by the terms of a decree of separate maintenance. Payments under the decree are deductible by the payor and taxable to the payee as alimony.

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