Render to Caesar the things that are Caesar’s

“…and to God the things that are God’s” (Mark 12:17).

How much should you pay in taxes to “Caesar”? That question has been debated for millennia. Now, for a limited time at least, certain IRA owners have the opportunity to honor God, rather than “Caesar,” with their resources.

In the wee hours of January 1, 2013, Congress avoided the looming fiscal cliff with a broad tax “relief” law. The law reactivated the popular IRA Charitable Rollover for 2012 and 2013, allowing IRA owners age 70˝ or older to make gifts up to $100,000 to qualified charities like ICR and avoid paying tax on the distribution. And because the law was passed retroactively for 2012, IRA owners can make a donation to ICR by January 31, 2013, and still apply it as a deduction for 2012.

What an excellent opportunity to support ICR’s work and avoid paying taxes you might otherwise be required to take on income. IRA gifts are easy to make—click here to learn how. Or contact us atstewardship@icr.org for assistance.

And please be sure to forward this information to your friends. “Caesar” should only get what God has authorized for him to take—the rest belongs to God.

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