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If you are at least 70½ years old, you can make a gift from your IRA now.
Using your qualified charitable distribution (QCD) is the only way to take money from your IRA without paying income tax on the withdrawals.
You can instruct your IRA administrator (Fidelity Investments, Vanguard Group, Charles Schwab, for example) to directly transfer (rollover) money from your IRA to AADAP; the administrator will mail a check to AADAP.
Here are a few things to keep in mind:
- You must be at least 70½ years old at the time of the transfer.
- You will NOT pay income tax on the amount rolled over to the Medical Center.
- The maximum amount per year is $100,000, but you can select any gift amount you like.
- The money can’t be used to cover event tickets or dinners.
- You won’t claim a charitable gift tax deduction since you are excluding the rollover amount from gross income.
- With an IRA, you must start taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) at age 72 or older. This also applies to 401(k)s and other qualified retirement plans. However, you are still eligible to make a QCD beginning at 70½.
- Check with your tax advisers to see whether the rollover qualifies as your required minimum distribution. The first withdrawals from an IRA during a calendar year are usually treated as your RMD.
- When an IRA is inherited by a non-spouse who is more than 10 years younger than the deceased, the new owner can no longer “stretch out” distributions over their life expectancy. In this case, the inherited IRA must be emptied within 10 years. However, there are no RMDs during that time.
Another tax-effective way to make charitable gifts is to donate appreciated stock or mutual funds that you have owned for more than one year. Your charitable deduction is based on the donation’s full fair market value. You will save even more on taxes since no capital gains tax is owed on the appreciation (gain) when the stock is transferred. This tax benefit also applies to other types of assets, including real estate.
AADAP accepts in-kind donations of tangible goods and services. To make an in-kind donation, please call (323) 293-6284 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AADAP accepts vehicle donations in any conditions. Donating your vehicle is easy and free. To donate a vehicle, visit our CarEasy page to begin the application. For further details, please call (323) 293-6284.
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