Five Reasons To Give, No Matter The Tax Rates

Posted by on Dec 16, 2012 in General | 0 comments

When we advise about or help set up GRATs, as with other tax-saving mechanisms for clients to deliver their philanthropy and giving (outside of normal tax deductions), there’s much discussion about the benefits of the gift for the recipient. But what about for the giver? This doesn’t quite work, when the “giver” is an estate […]

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2009 Year End Tax Tips-Contributions

Posted by on Dec 6, 2009 in Tax Planning and Preparation | 0 comments

CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS Hi Today we are going to look at making donations and some ideas for last minute planning. As a general rule, you may deduct the full amount of monetary donations made to qualified charitable organizations.  If you donate appreciated property held for more than one year, you can generally deduct the fair-market value […]

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