IRA 2018 Tax Year Contributions for Residents of Maine & Massachusetts

Online IRA contributions for tax year 2018 will end at 11:59:59 p.m. on April 15, 2019.  However, contributions for Maine and Massachusetts can be accepted through April 17, 2019, due to state holidays. 
Contributions can be made through one of several ways, depending on your IRA type: 
 

TIAA IRA
(Account numbers that start with N or A54)

 
  • Mail
    • Mail your check and IRA Contribution Coupon (Form A31103B) to:
      TIAA
      PO Box 530166
      Atlanta, GA 30353-0166
    • Your envelope must be postmarked by 11:59 p.m. on April 17, 2019 to make a tax year 2018 contribution. 
    • Please write your contract number and intended tax year on the check’s memo line. Checks received without a tax year indicated will be treated as a 2019 contribution.
    • Note: TIAA business reply envelopes with “no postage necessary” shouldn’t be used, as they’re not scanned by the USPS and will not have a postmark date for TIAA processing to use to determine if the contribution was sent before the deadline. 
       
  • Federal Fund Wire
    • Wires can be made to:
      JPMorgan Chase Bank
      270 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017
      ABA# 021000021
      CR: TIAA-CREF Trust Company, FSB
      A/C # 304636010
    • TIAA must receive the contribution by 4:00pm ET on April 17, 2019. 
    • Please clearly indicate the intended tax year and contract number with the wire.  Contributions received without a tax year indicated will be treated as a 2019 contribution.

Brokerage, Portfolio Advisor or TIAA Personal Portfolio IRA
(Account numbers that start with A51, A52, A55, A57, or A58)

 
  • Mail
    • Mail your check and Brokerage Services Deposit Ticket (Form 11469) to:
      Standard and Overnight Mail:
      TIAA Brokerage
      C/O Pershing, LLC.
      1 Pershing Plaza
      Jersey City, NJ  07399
      Attn: Money Desk
    • Please write your account number and intended tax year on both the check memo line and the Deposit Ticket.
    • The envelope must be postmarked by 11:59 p.m. on April 15, 2019 to make a tax year 2018 contribution. 
       
  • Electronic Funds Transfer
    • For customers who have a bank added to their Brokerage IRA, TIAA Brokerage consultants may be able to take your IRA contribution over the phone until 12 p.m. ET on April 17th.
    • Call 800-927-3059 for assistance.