Charitable Gift Planning

For Tithing or Other Gifts to Church – Get Valid Receipt

Posted on: August 1st, 2008
If you regularly give to your church, make sure you get an acknowledgment letter that complies with IRS regulations – otherwise you are not entitled to deduct the gifts. ...

IRA Charitable Rollover and Other Tax Extensions Passed by House Committee

Posted on: May 19th, 2008
The House Ways and Means Committee passed H.R. 6049, the Energy and Tax Extenders Act of 2008, on May 15, 2008. ...

Continuation of $100,000 IRA Charitable Rollover Proposed

Posted on: April 22nd, 2008
On April 17, Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Charles Grassley (R-IA) introduced a bill for 2008 and 2009 which would extend certain tax laws until December 31, 2009. ...

IRS Allows Favorable Gift Treatment for S Corp

Posted on: March 5th, 2008
This from Professor Chistopher Hoyt at the UMKC Law School, with good news for S Corporation owners:...

New Charitable IRA Rollover Guidance

Posted on: January 15th, 2007
Professor Christopher Hoyt of the University of Missouri School of Law has proved a useful summary of IRS Notice 2007-7, 2007-5 IRB 1, which provides guidance about Charitable IRA Rollovers. ...

We Americans are Generous Folks

Posted on: October 10th, 2006
Below is a recent article by Will Swarts on SmartMoney.com: IF YOU THINK OF yourself as financially generous, you probably are, particularly if you’re part of the growing number of Americans whose investable net worth is anywhere from $100,000 to $3 million — the so-called mass affluent. This group’s ranks are growing, and so are their charitable donations. ...
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