ACS Webinar

How You Can Benefit from New IRA Legislation

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On-demand virtual event

You likely are already depositing funds into an IRA (or are aware of this type of investment account) but did you know that new tax laws that account for current economic fluctuations may positively impact your finances in retirement?

Join Johni Hays, Executive Vice President of Thompson & Associates, as she shares new insights and strategies regarding the new IRA legislation that may benefit you and your family and boost your charitable giving in your retirement years. Register now to discover how to use your IRA in the most tax-advantaged way possible while including the American Chemical Society and any other favorite charities in your plans.

This ACS Webinar will be moderated by ACS Senior Director of Individual Giving and Gift Planning Mary Bet Dobson and co-produced with the ACS Office of Philanthropy. If you have a question that you would like to be addressed during the webinar, please send it to

What You Will Learn

  • Explore unique ways you can use your IRA to fund a life-income charitable gift such as a charitable gift annuity (CGA) or a charitable remainder trust
  • Learn about the benefits of updated and expanded rules for Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) from your IRA
  • Discover how combining your family and charities with special trusts can often lead to remarkably larger inheritances for both

Webinar Details

  • Wednesday, May 10, 2022 @ 2-3pm ET
  • Free to Register with ACS ID
  • The slides will available for download on the day of the event


ACS Office of Philanthropy

Meet the Experts

Johni Hays

Executive Vice President, Thompson & Associates

Mary Bet Dobson

Senior Director of Individual Giving and Gift Planning, American Chemical Society

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