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Are Contributions Designated Under Section 414(H)(2) Qualified For The Retirement Savings Contribution Credit?

Contributions designated under section 414(h)(2) are treated as employer contributions and as such they are not voluntary contributions made by the employee. They do not qualify for the credit and should not be included on Form 8880, line 2.

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