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What are tax implications when docating small IRS to state university

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IRA sorry

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This IRA held in trust with university beneficary

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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 6 months ago
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Are you referring to donating a small IRA?.

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Tax Professional: Chad EA, CFP ®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM, Professional replied 6 months ago

D​istributions from an IRA will need to be claimed as income and you will receive a 1099 R.

You may then donate the distribution to a qualified charity and use the proper deduction. .

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
r u saying this donation is not tax advantage - and IRA donation is considered income - if all the IRA is donated is that what r call distribution?
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
my IRA is $33,000 and would like to donate the full amount to University of Il and understood my answer to say would be considered income - is that correct.
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Hi. My name's Lane. I am a different expert and I have a different answer.

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hold a law degree, with concentration in Tax Law, Estate law & Corporate law, an MBA in finance, a BBA, and CFP & CRPS (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist) designations, as well - I’ve been providing financial, Social Security/Medicare, estate, corporate, non-profit, and tax advice on three continents since 1986.

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A fairly recent tax law change made made permanent a tax law on qualified charitable distributions (QCDs) that allows individuals 70 ½ or older to give directly from their IRA's rather than having to take a distribution that would trigger an income-tax bill.

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The rules allow you to save on taxes and, as a result, give more if you want. Because a QCD reduces income and is not an itemized deduction, it even benefits investors who do not itemize.

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So although this isn't really a deduction, it's keeping the otherwise taxable income when taking a DISTRIBUTION from the IRA from ever being taxable.

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