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2011 tax brackets 3. 2011 tax brackets   Adjustments to Income Table of Contents Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) Contributions and DeductionsContributions to Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRAs. 2011 tax brackets Deductible contribution. 2011 tax brackets Nondeductible contribution. 2011 tax brackets You may be able to subtract amounts from your total income (Form 1040, line 22 or Form 1040A, line 15) or total effectively connected income (Form 1040NR, line 23) to get your adjusted gross income (Form 1040, line 37; Form 1040A, line 21; or Form 1040NR, line 36). 2011 tax brackets Some adjustments to income follow. 2011 tax brackets Contributions to your individual retirement arrangement (IRA) (Form 1040, line 32; Form 1040A, line 17; or Form 1040NR, line 32), explained later in this publication. 2011 tax brackets Certain moving expenses (Form 1040, line 26; or Form 1040NR, line 26) if you changed job locations or started a new job in 2013. 2011 tax brackets See Publication 521, Moving Expenses, or see Form 3903, Moving Expenses, and its instructions. 2011 tax brackets Some health insurance costs (Form 1040, line 29 or Form 1040NR, line 29) if you were self-employed and had a net profit for the year, or if you received wages in 2013 from an S corporation in which you were a more-than-2% shareholder. 2011 tax brackets For more details, see Publication 535, Business Expenses. 2011 tax brackets Payments to your self-employed SEP, SIMPLE, or qualified plan (Form 1040, line 28 or Form 1040NR, line 28). 2011 tax brackets For more information, including limits on how much you can deduct, see Publication 560, Retirement Plans for Small Business. 2011 tax brackets Penalties paid on early withdrawal of savings (Form 1040, line 30 or Form 1040NR, line 30). 2011 tax brackets Form 1099-INT, Interest Income, or Form 1099-OID, Original Issue Discount, will show the amount of any penalty you were charged. 2011 tax brackets Alimony payments (Form 1040, line 31a). 2011 tax brackets For more information, see Publication 504, Divorced or Separated Individuals. 2011 tax brackets There are other items you can claim as adjustments to income. 2011 tax brackets These adjustments are discussed in your tax return instructions. 2011 tax brackets Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) Contributions and Deductions This section explains the tax treatment of amounts you pay into traditional IRAs. 2011 tax brackets A traditional IRA is any IRA that is not a Roth or SIMPLE IRA. 2011 tax brackets Roth and SIMPLE IRAs are defined earlier in the IRA discussion under Retirement Plan Distributions . 2011 tax brackets For more detailed information, see Publication 590. 2011 tax brackets Contributions. 2011 tax brackets   An IRA is a personal savings plan that offers you tax advantages to set aside money for your retirement. 2011 tax brackets Two advantages of a traditional IRA are: You may be able to deduct some or all of your contributions to it, depending on your circumstances, and Generally, amounts in your IRA, including earnings and gains, are not taxed until distributed. 2011 tax brackets    Although interest earned from your traditional IRA generally is not taxed in the year earned, it is not tax-exempt interest. 2011 tax brackets Do not report this interest on your tax return as tax-exempt interest. 2011 tax brackets General limit. 2011 tax brackets   The most that can be contributed for 2013 to your traditional IRA is the smaller of the following amounts. 2011 tax brackets Your taxable compensation for the year, or $5,500 ($6,500 if you were age 50 or older by the end of 2013). 2011 tax brackets Contributions to Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRAs. 2011 tax brackets   In the case of a married couple filing a joint return for 2013, up to $5,500 ($6,500 for each spouse age 50 or older by the end of 2013) can be contributed to IRAs on behalf of each spouse, even if one spouse has little or no compensation. 2011 tax brackets For more information on the general limit and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA limit, see How Much Can Be Contributed? 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