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January 1, 2017
Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCD) from IRAs have been made permanent through the PATH Act of 2015. This legislation allows individuals 70 ½ or older to direct a portion or all of the annual required minimum distribution (RMD) to a charity or charities of their choice, tax free.
Some of the guidelines to cause an IRA distribution to occur are:
Check with National Lutheran’s philanthropy team, your IRA administrator or your tax advisor for more information. Our team can be reached at:
Marta Spangler, Director of Philanthropy
The Village at Rockville
Tim Peifer, Director of Philanthropy
The Village at Orchard Ridge & The Legacy at North Augusta
Kathryn Baerwald, Chief Philanthropy Officer
National Lutheran Communities & Services