A tax-free transfer of up to $100,000 from an Individual Retirement Account to an eligible charity is scheduled to end this year, said the Plantation spokesman for the Internal Revenue Service . First available in 2006, the provision allowed an IRA owner, age 70 1/2 or older, to give to charity from an IRA account without having to pay taxes on the contribution, said Mike Dobzinski , of the IRS . They still can - but only until Dec. 31 , he said. Amounts transferred to a charity from an IRA are counted in determining whether the owner has met the IRA's required minimum distribution.
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