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IRA Distributions

What is a qualified charitable distribution?

A qualified charitable distribution (QCD) is a distribution of funds from your IRA (other than a SEP or SIMPLE IRA) directly to a qualified charitable organization. Because the gift goes directly to the charity without passing through your hands, the dollar amount of the gift may be excluded from your taxable income up to a maximum of $100,000 annually, with some exceptions. Please consult your tax advisor for information regarding your specific exceptions. To learn more about eligibility, please visit IRS.gov »

How do I make a qualified charitable distribution to the ArchCity Defenders?

Your QCD must be made directly from your IRA custodian to ArchCity Defenders on your behalf. Each financial institution has its own process for initiating a qualified charitable distribution. Many retirement plan administrators require you to use their distribution forms and comply with other requirements, so follow your financial institution’s forms and procedures to ensure you receive any potential tax benefits associated with this gift.

Have you already made your qualified charitable distribution?

If you’ve already made your gift to ACD, thank you! To ensure we’re able to thank you properly, please complete the following form:

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