2019-2020 Roth IRA Contribution Limits

Open a Roth IRA and take advantage of after-tax benefits as you save for retirement.

Roth IRA contributions are made on an after-tax basis.

Roth IRA contributions are made on an after-tax basis. However, keep in mind that your eligibility to contribute to a Roth IRA is based on your income level. If you file taxes as a single person, your Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) must be under $137, 000 for the tax year 2019 and under $139,000 for the tax year 2020 to contribute to a Roth IRA, and if you're married and file jointly, your MAGI must be under $203,000 for the tax year 2019 and 206,000 for the tax year 2020. The maximum total annual contribution for all your IRAs combined is:

  • $6,000 if you're under age 50
  • $7,000 if you're age 50 or older

Roth IRA Contribution Limits (Tax year 2020)

Roth IRA Contribution Limits (Tax year 2020)

Roth IRA Contribution Limits (Tax year 2020)
Single Filers (MAGI) Married Filing Jointly (MAGI) Married Filing Separately (MAGI) Maximum Contribution for individuals under age 50 Maximum Contribution for individuals age 50 and older
under $124,000 under $196,000 $0 $6,000 $7,000
$125,500 $197,000 $1,000 $5,400 $6,300
$127,000 $198,000 $2,000 $4,800 $5,600
$128,500 $199,000 $3,000 $4,200 $4,900
$130,000 $200,000 $4,000 $3,600 $4,200
$131,500 $201,000 $5,000 $3,000 $3,500
$133,000 $202,000 $6,000 $2,400 $2,800
$134,500 $203,000 $7,000 $1,800 $2,100
$136,000 $204,000 $8,000 $1,200 $1,400
$137,500 $205,000 $9,000 $600 $700
$139,000 & over $206,000 & over $10,000 & over $0 $0

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Roth IRA Contribution Limits (Tax year 2019)

Roth IRA contribution limits 2019

Roth IRA Contribution Limits (Tax year 2019)
Single Filers (MAGI) Married Filing Jointly (MAGI) Married Filing Separately (MAGI) Maximum Contribution for individuals under age 50 Maximum Contribution for individuals age 50 and older
under $122,000 under $193,000 $0 $6,000 $7,000
$123,500 $194,000 $1,000 $5,400 $6,300
$125,000 $195,000 $2,000 $4,800 $5,600
$126,500 $196,000 $3,000 $4,200 $4,900
$128,000 $197,000 $4,000 $3,600 $4,200
$129,500 $198,000 $5,000 $3,000 $3,500
$131,000 $199,000 $6,000 $2,400 $2,800
$132,500 $200,000 $7,000 $1,800 $2,100
$134,000 $201,000 $8,000 $1,200 $1,400
$135,500 $202,000 $9,000 $600 $700
$137,000 & over $203,000 & over $10,000 & over $0 $0

1. You may contribute simultaneously to a Traditional IRA and a Roth IRA (subject to eligibility) as long as the total contributed to all (Traditional and/or Roth) IRAs totals no more than $6,000 ($7,000 for those age 50 and over) for tax year 2019 and no more than $6,000 ($7,000 for those age 50 and over) for tax year 2020.


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