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IRA Rollover FAQs

Make a Gift Tax Free with an IRA

A tax-saving way to help The Florida Aquarium

No. IRS regulations require you to reach age 72 by the date you make the gift.

Yes, absolutely. If you have not yet taken your required minimum distribution, the IRA charitable rollover gift can satisfy all or part of that requirement. Contact your IRA custodian to complete the gift.

No. You can give any amount under this provision, as long as it is $100,000 or less this year. If your IRA is valued at more than $100,000, you can transfer a portion of it to fund a charitable gift.

No. Under the law, you can give a maximum of $100,000. For example, you can give each organization $50,000 this year or any other combination that totals $100,000 or less. Any amount of more than $100,000 in one year must be reported as taxable income.

If you have a spouse (as defined by the IRS) who is 72 or older and has an IRA, he or she can also give up to $100,000 from his or her IRA.

Have more questions?

Please contact Chief Development Officer Kara Wagner at (813) 367-4018 or kwagner@flaquarium.org with any questions you may have.

*Please note that donors cannot receive any benefits from The Florida Aquarium for this gift.

The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor.