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## How do you calculate RMD factor?

To calculate your required minimum distribution, simply divide the year-end value of your IRA or retirement account by the distribution period value that matches your age on Dec. 31st each year. Every age beginning at 72 has a corresponding distribution period, so you must calculate your RMD every year.

**What are the RMD factors for 2022?**

IRA Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) Table for 2022

IRA Required Minimum Distributions | |
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Age | Distribution Period in Years |

73 | 26.5 |

74 | 25.5 |

75 | 24.6 |

**What is the RMD factor for a 72 year old?**

25.6

RMD Tables

IRS Uniform Lifetime Table | |
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Age | Life Expectancy Factor |

72 | 25.6 |

73 | 24.7 |

74 | 23.8 |

### What is the life expectancy factor for RMD?

Account balance / Life expectancy factor = RMD

Account owner’s age* | Life expectancy factor |
---|---|

72 | 27.4 |

73 | 26.5 |

74 | 25.5 |

75 | 24.6 |

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

RMD – Required Minimum IRA Distribution

Required Minimum IRA Distribution (RMD) | ||
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Current Age | Distribution period (years) | Percent |

70 | 27.4 | 3.65% |

71 | 26.5 | 3.77% |

72 | 25.6 | 3.91% |

**What value is RMD based on?**

An RMD is the annual Required Minimum Distribution that you must start taking out of your retirement account after you reach age 72. The amount is determined by the fair market value of your IRAs at the end of the previous year, factored by your age and life expectancy.

#### Can I take my 2022 RMD in 2021?

But anyone who reached age 72 after June 30, 2021, is covered by a special rule that allows IRA account owners and participants in workplace retirement plans to wait until as late as April 1, 2022, to take their first RMD.

**Which life expectancy table is used for RMD?**

single life expectancy table

The single life expectancy table is used to calculate RMDs from inherited IRAs for IRA beneficiaries who inherited their IRAs from a deceased IRA owner who died before Jan. 1, 2020 (which was the effective date of the SECURE Act).

**What is the new RMD table for 2021?**

For an IRA with a balance of $700,000 on 12/31/2021, the difference in RMD is $28,455 (new table) versus $30,568 (old table). We’re happy to have the new tables available in an official public release.

## Does RMD percentage increase with age?

Distribution periods decrease with age. That makes RMDs increase with age when they’re coupled with high account balances.

**Is RMD based on prior year balance?**

To calculate your RMD, divide your year-end account balance from the previous year by the IRS life-expectancy factor based on your birthday in the current year. If you own multiple IRAs, you need to calculate the RMD for each account, but you can take the total RMD from just one IRA or any combination of IRAs.

**Is the RMD waived for 2022?**

Then the Cares Act came in and waived RMDs for 2020, and then IRS came in with new tables for 2022 that applied to almost everybody in 2022, but not everybody.

### Does the RMD table change each year?

In November 2020, the IRS issued new life expectancy tables. These new tables are effective January 1, 2022. This was the first change in the RMD tables since 2002 and was intended to reflect the improvement in mortality rates over that period.

**What is the life expectancy factor for 2021?**

For the years 2020, even though there was no RMD because of the CARES Act (passed into law as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic), the life expectancy factor still decreased by one to 51.3 years less one, or 50.3 years. For 2021, Richard’s life expectancy factor decreased by one from 50.3 years to 49.3 years.

**Is RMD based on age at beginning of year?**

You must take your first required minimum distribution for the year in which you turn age 72 (70 ½ if you reach 70 ½ before January 1, 2020). However, the first payment can be delayed until April 1 of 2020 if you turn 70½ in 2019.

#### Do you include accrued income in RMD calculation?

The amount of the RMD each year is based on your expected lifespan according to IRS actuarial tables and on the balance in the account. You have to include accrued interest when figuring RMD. Accrued interest is interest earned by securities like bonds that has not been paid to you yet.

**Can you take your 2021 RMD in 2022?**

But it is still a crucial cut-off period for those who reached age 72 in 2021. With this cut-off, anyone who reached age 72 after June 30, 2021 but before January 1, 2022, have until April 1, 2022 to take their 2021 RMD.

**How do you Compute RMD?**

Gives you control over your finances. You can always use a financial advisor to help you understand IRS rules and regulations.

## How to figure the RMD amount?

Find your age in the IRS Uniform Lifetime Table click on the link below.

**How to figure out your RMD?**

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

Age requirements With Traditional IRAs,you are required to take annual RMDs starting at age 72.