A Roth IRA contribution is not tax-deductible so there'd be no immediate help to your tax burden, though your contribution would have the opportunity to grow tax-free into the future. In 2015, you can contribute to an IRA the lesser of:
$5,500 (plus $1,000 catch-up contribution if you're age 50+)
your taxable compensation for the year
Your eligibility to contribute to a Roth IRA phases out between $116,000-$131,000 of modified adjusted gross income for single filers or $183,000-$193,000 for married filing jointly. Since you're seeking to reduce your immediate tax burden, you may be eligible to make a deductible contribution to a Traditional IRA. The deductibility rules on that are a bit more complex. Here's the IRS on it.
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