Submitted By: Many readers
Answered: November 23, 2015 11:43 am

Is the tax-free direct transfer from an IRA to a public charity by those who are at least age 70½ available for 2015?

This rule expired at the end of 2014 and has not yet been extended for 2015. Many believe it will be extended, but it is advisable to wait until later this year to see what Congress does before making any such transfer.

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Tax Glossary

Points

Charges to the homeowner at the time of the loan. A point is equal to 1 percent. Depending on the type of loan, points may be currently deductible or amortized over the life of the loan.

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