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According to the Investopedia website you are allowed to establish and contribute to a Roth IRA for a spouse that makes very little or no income. Again, according to Investopedia, contributions to a spousal Roth IRA are subject to the same regulations and rules as your normal Roth IRA contributions. However, a Roth IRA you create for your spouse must be kept separate from your Roth IRA. In other words, the two can’t be held in a joint account.
There are several requirements for you to make contributions to a spousal Roth IRA.
Investopedia reports that you would need to be married and filing jointly. You must have compensation that is eligible and the total contributions for you and your spouse must not be more than the taxable income you report on your joint tax return.
Transfers are defined as a movement of money between comparable types of retirement plans. Transfers are nontaxable and non-reportable. If you own several Roth IRAs, you might be transferring assets between two of them to consolidate money or because you're moving from one financial institution to another.
You can also transfer IRA money from a spouse's Roth IRA to another IRA. You can transfer money between Roth IRAs as often as you wish.
You are legally allowed to make a rollover contribution to you or your spouse's Roth IRA. It's tax-free, However, it’s different from a transfer in that you must report it to the IRS and to the owner of the Roth IRA on form 1099-R. You must also report it on IRS form 5498. You can only rollover one distribution from a Roth IRA a year. The contribution can come from a distribution from another Roth IRA or the same Roth IRA.
Investopedia defines conversions as a movement of money from a SIMPLE IRA, a traditional IRA or a SEP to a Roth IRA. Conversions, too, must be reported. You are not allowed to convert SIMPLE IRA assets to a Roth until two years after your employer first makes a contribution to your SIMPLE IRA. You must report conversations to both the owner of the IRA and the IRS on form 1099-R (for a traditional IRA) and IRS form 5498 for the Roth IRA. You can make an unlimited number of conversions within any single year. And for eligibility purposes there is no income limit on conversions.