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 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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