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To the extent that you can't meet the requirements for deductible IRAs, you may still make a nondeductible contribution to an IRA.
However, your total annual contributions for 2011 to any type of retirement IRA may not exceed $5,000 ($6,000 if age 50 or older). AThe contribution amount is indexed, in $500 increments, based on the rate of inflation.
Just be sure that whatever you do, try not to mix deductible and nondeductible contributions in the same account. The earnings on nondeductible contributions will still accumulate on a tax-deferred basis, and when you make withdrawals from your account, you'll be able to receive your original contributions (but not the additional buildup in value over the years) tax-free.
To report nondeductible contributions, you must file Form 8606, Nondeductible IRAs, with your tax return.