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Qualified Charitable Distributions

If you’re 70-1/2 or older, you can donate up to $100,000 per tax year directly from your Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to Friends of Animals (FoA).

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCD), also known as IRA charitable rollovers or IRA gifts, allow your donation dollars to potentially be excluded from your taxable income and qualify towards your minimum distribution (RMD).

IRA Charitable Rollover Rules:

Benefits of Making an IRA Gift:

QCD Restrictions:

Per IRS regulations, QCDs cannot be made to a donor-advised fund (DAF), charitable remainder trust, or charitable gift annuity.  However, they can be made to charitable organizations like Friends of Animals for specific programs outside of your DAF.  For more information on QCDs and DAFs, contact your IRA administrator.

How to Make an IRA Qualified Charitable Distribution:

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