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IRA

abbr.
1. individual retirement account
2. Irish Republican Army

IRA

abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Irish Republican Army

IRA

or I.R.A.,

1. individual retirement account.
2. Irish Republican Army.

IRA

(Irish Republican Army) A militant nationalist organization striving for a united independent Ireland through increasingly terrorist means; responsible for many civilian deaths both in Britain and Northern Ireland. Considered the military wing of Sinn Fein, it is also called Provisional IRA.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IRA - a militant organization of Irish nationalists who used terrorism and guerilla warfare in an effort to drive British forces from Northern Ireland and achieve a united independent Ireland
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Sinn Fein - an Irish republican political movement founded in 1905 to promote independence from England and unification of Ireland; became the political branch of the Irish Republican Army
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
2.IRA - a retirement plan that allows you to contribute a limited yearly sum toward your retirement; taxes on the interest earned in the account are deferred
3.IRA - belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)ira - belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
deadly sin, mortal sin - an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins"
Translations

IRA

N ABBR
1. =Irish Republican ArmyIRA m
2. (US) =individual retirement account

IRA

[ˌaɪɑːrˈeɪ]
n abbr (=Irish Republican Army) → IRA f
(US) (=individual retirement account)

IRA

abbr of Irish Republican ArmyIRA f

IRA

[ˌaɪɑːrˈeɪ] n abbr =Irish Republican ArmyI.R.A. f
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Taxpayers with Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) Plans, by Type of Plan, Tax Year 2004 [All figures are estimates based n thousands of dollars] on samples--money amounts are in thousands of dollars] Total contributions [1] Type of plan Number Amount (1) (2) Total 14,706,060 48,728,654 Traditional IRA plans 5,305,442 12,632,543 SEP plans 1,571,637 13,757,176 SIMPLE plans 1,935,896 7,621,057 Roth IRA plans 6,657,635 14,717,878 Contributions deducted on Form 1040 Type of plan Number Amount (3) (4) Total 5,587,535 20,245,616 Traditional IRA plans 4,011,681 10,028,607 SEP plans 920,770 7,923,068 SIMPLE plans 733,163 2,293,941 Roth IRA plans n.
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Source Income Subject to Withholding, Schedules K-1, or possibly certain Forms 1099-R, Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, and 5498, Individual Retirement Arrangement Contribution Information.
These tax advantages may be particularly important to individuals who lost the deductibility of individual retirement arrangement contributions when the Tax Reform Act of 1986 linked deductibility to adjusted gross income where a single person or either taxpayer on a joint return was eligible to benefit from an eligible employer-sponsored retirement plan.

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