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Subject:  Re: Donation Date Questions Date:  11/28/2020  2:42 PM
Author:  vkg Number:  131386 of 132131

It's my understanding that a Qualified Charitable Distribution must be done by your IRA custodian directly to the qualified charity. If you make a withdrawal from your IRA and then write a check to a charitable organization, I'm not sure that that satisfies as a Qualified Charitable Distribution.

Some IRA administrator's provide a checkbook for the IRA making it possible to write a check directly from an IRA to a charity.
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