Charitable Gift Planning

More Tax Deductions Expiring End of 2013

Posted on: November 26th, 2013
If you have not yet consulted with your North Carolina tax attorney or CPA about several state deductions that are expiring (like the deduction for contributions to NC 529 College Savings Plans), over four dozen federal deductions scheduled to expire at the end of 2013 may prompt you to schedule a meeting soon. ...

Tax Tips for Charity Travel

Posted on: July 30th, 2013
Do you travel for charity? You may not be taking advantage of the many tax breaks that the federal government offers for charitable travel expenses. ...

What the Fiscal Cliff Deal Means for Retirement Accounts

Posted on: January 13th, 2013
The fiscal cliff deal has not only affected income and estate taxes, but it has also changed how retirement rollovers are handled....

Last Minute 2012 Financial Move

Posted on: December 6th, 2012
Last week the United States Treasury proposed new regulations for Charitable Remainder Trusts (CRTs), which affects the tax liability of distributions in 2013. ...

RA Charitable Rollover is Back

Posted on: January 23rd, 2011
There’s good news if you’ve reached age 70 1/2, and you have an IRA and philanthropic inclinations. Through 2011, the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 resurrected the opportunity to make cash donations to IRS-approved charities directly out of your IRA....

Haiti Donations Qualify for 2009 Tax Deduction

Posted on: January 26th, 2010
IR 2010-012: WASHINGTON — People who give to charities providing earthquake relief in Haiti can claim these donations on the tax return they are completing this season, according to the Internal Revenue Service....
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