If you are over age 70-1/2 and have an IRA, you know that you are required to take distributions.   However, with a new law that was signed by President Obama on December 17th, you can donate to charity from your IRA and not have that distribution be counted by the IRS as income.   This provision has been available in the past and the new law extends the provision to December 31, 2011, plus gives donors until January 31, 2011,...