IRA Charitable Rollover

A Tax-Saving Way to Help the Des Moines Symphony

BGCI Violin Lessons PhotoIf you are 70½ years old or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to benefit the Des Moines Symphony and receive tax benefits in return. If you qualify, you are able to make a direct a qualified charitable distribution up to $100,000 from your IRA to the Des Moines Symphony and avoid income tax on this transfer. If you have not yet taken your required minimum distribution for the year, your IRA charitable rollover gift can satisfy all or part of that requirement. This is a convenient and tax-efficient means of providing support.

These gifts are put to work today, allowing you to see the impact your gift is making to help the Des Moines Symphony & Academy continue offering extraordinary, live musical experiences and outstanding educational programming.

If you make a Direct Charitable Distribution through your IRA, please ask your administrator to note your name and address in connection with the transfer or contact Dustin R. Ross, Director of Development, at 515.280.4000, x4016 or with any other gift details. The Des Moines Symphony Association’s Tax ID number is 42-6058830.