Philanthropy Tax E-Letter http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/147661/feed en Charitable IRA and Over 50 Other Expired Laws http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-ira-and-over-50-other-expired-laws <div class="node-body blog-body">SFC votes to extend for 2015 and 2016</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-ira-and-over-50-other-expired-laws" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-ira-and-over-50-other-expired-laws#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:05:00 +0000 973881 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Copyright Joe Raedle, Getty Images</em></p> Baseball—The Great American Past-And-Tax Time http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/baseball-great-american-past-and-tax-time <div class="node-body blog-body">A-Rod’s 3000th hit brings into play income, gift and charitable deduction issues</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/baseball-great-american-past-and-tax-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/baseball-great-american-past-and-tax-time#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:31:00 +0000 947261 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>Zach Hample and Alex Rodriguez with the ball he hit for his 3,000 career hit. | <em>Copyright&nbsp;Mike Stobe, Getty Images</em></p> Paying Charity For Lunch With Warren Buffett — Charitable Deduction? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/paying-charity-lunch-warren-buffett-charitable-deduction <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell discusses some of the nuances in charitable deductions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/paying-charity-lunch-warren-buffett-charitable-deduction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/paying-charity-lunch-warren-buffett-charitable-deduction#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Tue, 23 Jun 2015 19:50:00 +0000 928761 at http://wealthmanagement.com The Law of Charitable Pledges http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/law-charitable-pledges <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell offers a comprehensive guide to the laws governing charitable pledges</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/law-charitable-pledges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/law-charitable-pledges#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Fri, 22 May 2015 14:32:00 +0000 902751 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p>VIKTORIIA KULISH/iStock/Thinkstock</p> A Seemingly Impossible Charitable Gift Situation http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/seemingly-impossible-charitable-gift-situation <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell offers some tips on how to handle a potentially sticky gifting situation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/seemingly-impossible-charitable-gift-situation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/seemingly-impossible-charitable-gift-situation#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:08:00 +0000 850171 at http://wealthmanagement.com Charitable Gifts: Tax Reform? http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-tax-reform <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell discusses the behavioral and economic consequences of tax-law changes as predicted by static and dynamic scoring methods, respectively</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-tax-reform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-tax-reform#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:52:00 +0000 825591 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Copyright Oli Scarff, Getty Images</em></p> IRS Won’t Rule List — Updated http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/irs-won-t-rule-list-updated-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell highlights the updates to this year's IRS "Won't Rule" list</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/irs-won-t-rule-list-updated-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/irs-won-t-rule-list-updated-0#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:41:00 +0000 790181 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Copyright Mark Wilson, Getty Images</em></p> Multiple Items Contributed—Deduction Limited To Basis http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/multiple-items-contributed-deduction-limited-basis <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell discusses the rules for gifts of long-term appreciated tangible personal property to public charities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/multiple-items-contributed-deduction-limited-basis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/multiple-items-contributed-deduction-limited-basis#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:32:00 +0000 761751 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Andriy Kravchenko/iStock/Thinkstock</em></p> Substantiating Charitable Gifts—Specimen Letter To Client-Donors http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/substantiating-charitable-gifts-specimen-letter-client-donors-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Now is a good time to tell your clients how to substantiate their charitable gifts on their 2014 federal income tax returns—due by April 15, 2015. Conrad Teitell provides a helpful sample letter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/substantiating-charitable-gifts-specimen-letter-client-donors-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/substantiating-charitable-gifts-specimen-letter-client-donors-0#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 29 Dec 2014 13:43:00 +0000 740261 at http://wealthmanagement.com charles taylor/iStock/Thinkstock Charitable Gifts: Date of Delivery Rules http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-date-delivery-rules-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">A charitable gift is considered made on the "date of delivery." Conrad Teitell explains that term, which is more complicated than it seems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-date-delivery-rules-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-date-delivery-rules-0#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:23:00 +0000 714451 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>WestLight/iStock/Thinkstock</em></p> Thanking Volunteers: Specimen Letter http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/thanking-volunteers-specimen-letter <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell offers a sample letter to inform your clients who volunteer for charities of the various tax breaks available to them</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/thanking-volunteers-specimen-letter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/thanking-volunteers-specimen-letter#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:28:00 +0000 691171 at http://wealthmanagement.com <div> juanrvelasco/iStock/Thinkstock</div> Beauty Pageant: Exemption Revoked and Scholarships Taxable http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/beauty-pageant-exemption-revoked-and-scholarships-taxable <div class="node-body blog-body">While beauty may be in the eye of the judges, a beauty pageant’s qualification as an Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3) charity is in the eye of the Internal Revenue Service.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/beauty-pageant-exemption-revoked-and-scholarships-taxable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/beauty-pageant-exemption-revoked-and-scholarships-taxable#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:10:00 +0000 637741 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>Copyright Paula Bronstein, Getty Images</em></p> America Gives More Act of 2014 (H.R. 4719) http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/america-gives-more-act-2014-hr-4719 <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell offers a primer on the America Gives More Act of 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/america-gives-more-act-2014-hr-4719" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/america-gives-more-act-2014-hr-4719#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 615061 at http://wealthmanagement.com <p><em>designaart/iStock/Thinkstock</em></p> Sham and Lack of Economic Substance Doctrines http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sham-and-lack-economic-substance-doctrines <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell discusses the sham and lack of economic substance doctrines and whether they're applicable when determining qualification for a charitable deduction</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sham-and-lack-economic-substance-doctrines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/sham-and-lack-economic-substance-doctrines#comments Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:44:00 +0000 594781 at http://wealthmanagement.com Charitable Gifts of 'Virtual Currency' (Bitcoins) http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-virtual-currency-bitcoins <div class="node-body blog-body">Conrad Teitell offers some guidance in a swiftly developing area of the law</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/philanthropy-tax-e-letter">Philanthropy Tax E-Letter</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-virtual-currency-bitcoins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wealthmanagement.com/blog/charitable-gifts-virtual-currency-bitcoins#comments Technology Philanthropy Public Philanthropy Tax E-Letter Tue, 27 May 2014 13:20:00 +0000 568791 at http://wealthmanagement.com