Laura H. Peebles

Laura
H. Peebles

 

Laura H. Peebles, CPA, PFS is tax director at the national office of Deloitte & Touche, LLP (Washington, DC). Preceded by nine years with local firms in New Orleans and Ft. Collins, CO, she has extensive experience serving the financial, tax, and estate planning needs of high net worth individuals.

Ms. Peebles is a Special Consultant to BNA Tax Management Portfolio 844-2nd Estate Tax Credits and Computations, and author and speaker on numerous estate and charitable planning topics. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Elijah Watt Sells award) and has earned the AICPA's Personal Financial Specialist designation, with Highest Distinction. She is also a member of the Planned Giving Design Center Editorial Board. Ms. Peebles is a graduate of the University of New Orleans (B.S.-summa cum laude).

Articles
Donations of Alternative Investments 1
Laura H. Peebles analyzes the pitfalls of donating appreciated partnership interests
Charitable Contribution Tips From Tax Filing Season
Laura H. Peebles goes over some tax-filing lessons we learned this year
Don’t Forget the “Why”
Laura H. Peebles stresses the importance of understanding a donor-client's motivations for giving
Giving Away the House
Laura H. Peebles discusses the proper ways to donate a house
Charity Auctions: Prizes and Pitfalls
Laura H. Peebles discusses the possible issues that accompany making a donation to a charity auction
The CRT Cycle 
In over three decades of working with individual donors, one correlation has appeared constant. The popularity of charitable remainder trusts (CRTs) seems to be correlated with the tax rate on capital gains.
The Art of Giving Art
Laura H. Peebles discusses how to handle gifts of art
Charitable Lead Trusts: Old Tool, New Thoughts
Laura H. Peebles offers a new look at an old favorite
Leaving a Business to a Private Foundation
Laura H. Peebles highlights the pros and cons of bequeathing a business to a private foundation.
Conservation Easements: Not So Easy
Laura H. Peebles discusses conservation easements and why they are such a frequent topic for the Tax Court
The Holiday Spirit—Some Practical Aspects
Laura H. Peebles lays out some guidelines to be aware of before your client makes that large year-end gift
Three Good Reasons to Have a Corporate Foundation (And One Not to)
Laura H. Peebles notes the pros (and one con) of corporate foundations
Please Read (and Follow) the Instructions
Laura H. Peebles warns that many are losing their charitable deductions due to defective paperwork
Donations of Subchapter S Stock
Laura H. Peebles, tax director in the Washington, D.C. office of Deloitte Tax LLP, notes the increase in purchases of closely held companies
Everyone Likes a Bargain ... a Bargain Sale, That Is
In tax terms, a bargain sale is a sale to a charity for less than the fair market value (FMV) of the item being sold. These sales can be a real win-win:
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