What is the deadline to open and contribute to an IRA?

The deadline to contribute to a Roth or Traditional IRA for 2018 is April 15, 2019. IRAs must be established by the tax filing deadline (without extensions) for the tax year in which your qualifying contribution(s) will apply. 

All mailed-in IRA applications and contributions must have been postmarked by April 15, 2019, to be accepted for the 2018 tax year.

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