Here is a word from the Goodfellas at the IRS:
IRS Tax Tip 2013-27
Saving for your retirement can make you eligible for a tax credit worth up to $2,000. If you contribute to an employer-sponsored retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or to an IRA, you may be eligible for the Saver’s Credit.
Here are seven points the IRS would like you to know about the Saver’s Credit:
- Single, married filing separately or qualifying widow or widower, with income up to $28,750
- Head of Household with income up to $43,125
- Married Filing Jointly, with income up to $57,500