Coverdell education savings account
(1) Coverdell education savings account The term “Coverdell education savings account” means a trust created or organized in the United States exclusively for the purpose of paying the qualified education expenses of an individual who is the designated beneficiary of the trust (and designated as a Coverdell education savings account at the time created or organized), but only if the written governing instrument creating the trust meets the following requirements: (A) No contribution will be accepted— (i) unless it is in cash, (ii) after the date on which such beneficiary attains age 18, or (iii) except in the case of rollover contributions, if such contribution would result in aggregate contributions for the taxable year exceeding $2,000. (B) The trustee is a bank (as defined in section 408(n)) or another person who demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Secretary that the manner in which that person will administer the trust will be consistent with the requirements of this section or who has so demonstrated with respect to any individual retirement plan. (C) No part of the trust assets will be invested in life insurance contracts. (D) The assets of the trust shall not be commingled with other property except in a common trust fund or common investment fund. (E) Except as provided in subsection (d)(7), any balance to the credit of the designated beneficiary on the date on which the beneficiary attains age 30 shall be distributed within 30 days after such date to the beneficiary or, if the beneficiary dies before attaining age 30, shall be distributed within 30 days after the date of death of such beneficiary. The age limitations in subparagraphs (A)(ii) and (E), and paragraphs (5) and (6) of subsection (d), shall not apply to any designated beneficiary with special needs (as determined under regulations prescribed by the Secretary).