Conrad Teitell

President, Taxwise Giving

Conrad Teitell, A.B., LL.B., LL.M., 98.6. Chairman, National Charitable Planning Group, Cummings & Lockwood, Stamford Conn. cl-law.com. For information about Conrad Teitell's publications and lectures visit taxwisegiving.com.


Posts by Conrad Teitell

IRS Won’t Rule List — Updated

Conrad Teitell highlights the updates to this year's IRS "Won't Rule" list....More

Multiple Items Contributed—Deduction Limited To Basis

Conrad Teitell discusses the rules for gifts of long-term appreciated tangible personal property to public charities....More

Substantiating Charitable Gifts—Specimen Letter To Client-Donors

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....More

Charitable Gifts: Date of Delivery Rules

A charitable gift is considered made on the "date of delivery." Conrad Teitell explains that term, which is more complicated than it seems....More

Thanking Volunteers: Specimen Letter

Conrad Teitell offers a sample letter to inform your clients who volunteer for charities of the various tax breaks available to them....More

Beauty Pageant: Exemption Revoked and Scholarships Taxable

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....More

America Gives More Act of 2014 (H.R. 4719)

Conrad Teitell offers a primer on the America Gives More Act of 2014....More

Sham and Lack of Economic Substance Doctrines

Conrad Teitell discusses the sham and lack of economic substance doctrines and whether they're applicable when determining qualification for a....More

Charitable Gifts of 'Virtual Currency' (Bitcoins)

Conrad Teitell offers some guidance in a swiftly developing area of the law....More

Camp Proposal to Create Seismic Negatives for Charities

Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp's tax reform plan, presumably DOA, could be resuscitated after the November election....More
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