IRA Charitable Rollover

Individuals age 70½ can donate up to $100,000 directly from their Individual Retirement Account (IRA), without treating the distribution as taxable income.

Interested in an IRA charitable rollover gift? Review the requirements and restrictions below:

  • Donor must be 70 1/2 or older.
  • Gift must be made directly from the IRA to an eligible charitable organization.
  • Gifts to all charities combined may not exceed more than of $100,000 per taxpayer for the year.
  • No material benefits can be received in return for gifts. 
  • Gifts may not be made to a donor advised fund, supporting organization, or private foundation.
  • The gift is not included in taxable income; thus, no charitable deduction is allowed.
  • Gifts must be made from an IRA. Gifts from 401(k), 403(b), and 457 plans are prohibited. 

Ready to make your gift? Review these next steps:

  • To make a charitable IRA rollover transfer, contact your IRA administrator and instruct that individual to transfer funds to the charity, or multiple charities, you designate.
  • Contact Big Brothers Big Sisters of Harrisonburg-Rockingham County. We will answer any questions you have and provide instructions for completing your gift.