Q: Both of my parents passed away last year. My mother passed earlier in 2022 and I was able to take her year-of-death RMD out of the inherited IRA before the end of the year. My dad passed in October and once I got the inherited IRA transferred over in December, I forgot to take his year-of-death RMD until January of 2023. What forms will I need to complete to request a waiver, and would this be a good cause for a waiver?
Q: I have been told that QCDs are not allowed from local and state government 457(b) plans. I have looked at the accountant's IRS manual, websites etc. and I can't find any information that prohibits QCDs from this type of plan. Can you shed some light on this?
Q: Can I make a qualified charitable distribution (QCD) from my IRA to pay for my grandson's summer church camp?
Q: There seems to be a lot of conflicting information on Inherited Roth IRAs, for which I was hoping to get a definitive answer from the experts.My understanding was that a non-spouse beneficiary (who is not an eligible designated beneficiary), who inherits a Roth IRA wouldn't be subject to annual RMDs but would be subject to emptying the account within 10 years of the original account owner's death (for account owners who died after 2019, that is). I thought this exception was predicated on the original account owner of a Roth IRA not being subject to a required beginning date (RBD). However, I have seen multiple articles online (perhaps incorrect) which suggest that non-spouse beneficiaries of Roth IRAs are actually subject to RMDs for years 1-9 and must then empty the account by year 10.
Any help/insight you could provide would be greatly appreciated.
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