## Is there a new RMD table for 2021?

2021 RMDs will be calculated using current IRS Life Expectancy Tables. For example, if, a retiree attains age 72 in 2021, new IRS tables would not apply to the RMD due by April 1, 2022, because that RMD relates to 2021. However, the new tables would apply to the 2022 RMD required to be taken by December 31, 2022.

**How do I calculate my RMD for 2020?**

RMD Tables

- Locate your age on the IRS Uniform Lifetime Table.
- Find the “life expectancy factor” that corresponds to your age.
- Divide your retirement account balance as of December 31 of the previous year by your current life expectancy factor.

**Is there a new life expectancy table?**

After more than a year of waiting for the new tables to take effect, the tables will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2022. The new tables will impact many federal employees and retirees.

### How much is the RMD for 2022?

For example, under certain circumstances someone 76 years of age with $350,000 in their IRA as of December 31, 2020 would have a 2021 RMD of $15,909. But for 2022, the same 76-year-old’s RMD would be $14,768.

**Which table do I use for RMD?**

Single Life Table

Generally, for individuals or employees with accounts who die prior to January 1, 2020, designated beneficiaries of retirement accounts and IRAs calculate RMDs using the Single Life Table (Table I, Appendix B, Publication 590-B, Distributions from Individual Retirement Arrangements (IRAs)).

**What table do you use for inherited IRA?**

Single Life Expectancy Table

A spouse beneficiary who establishes an inherited IRA will only use the IRS’s Single Life Expectancy Table.

## What is the 10 year rule for RMD?

Under the 10-year rule, the value of the inherited IRA needs to be zero by Dec. 31 of the 10th anniversary of the owner’s death.

**What are the RMD percentages by age?**

RMD – Required Minimum IRA Distribution

Required Minimum IRA Distribution (RMD) | ||
---|---|---|

Current Age | Distribution period (years) | Percent |

70 | 27.4 | 3.65% |

71 | 26.5 | 3.77% |

72 | 25.6 | 3.91% |

**How to calculate RMD on inherited IRA?**

As a non-spouse beneficiary, you must directly roll over the inherited assets to an Inherited IRA in your own name and use your own age and the IRS Single Life Expectancy Table for calculating the first year RMD. For each year after, you would subtract one year from the initial life expectancy factor.

### How to calculate required minimum distribution (RMD)?

See IRS Form 505 and Publication 505 for worksheets. To calculate your RMD, divide your account balance on December 31 of the previous year by your appropriate age-based factor for the calculation year.

**How do you calculate the minimum IRA distribution?**

To calculate the minimum distribution, take the age of the retiree, and find the corresponding distribution period. Then divide the value of the IRA by the distribution period to find the minimum annual distribution.

**What is the minimum required distribution of an IRA?**

Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) generally are minimum amounts that a retirement plan account owner must withdraw annually starting with the year that he or she reaches 70 ½ years of age or, if later, the year in which he or she retires. However, if the retirement plan account is an IRA or the account owner is a 5% owner of the business sponsoring the retirement plan, the RMDs must begin once the account holder is age 70 ½, regardless of whether he or she is retired.