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  • Apr 28, 2014
    Article

    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
  • Mar 31, 2014
    Article

    The IRS "Won’t Rule" List—Updated

    Every year, the Internal Revenue Service updates the list of topics on which it will: (1) not issue rulings, (2) ordinarily not issue rulings, and (3) not issue rulings because the issue is under extensive study....More
  • Feb 24, 2014
    Commentary

    Charitable Remainder Trust Early Termination Capital-Gain-Avoidance Plan Quashed

    Conrad Teitell discusses the implications of the new proposed regulations...More
  • Jan 27, 2014
    Commentary

    Final Regulations on 3.8 Percent Medicare Tax CRTs, CGAs, PIFs and CLTs

    Explained here are the provisions dealing—directly or indirectly—with charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities, pooled income funds and charitable lead trusts. Warning: Rough going!...More
  • Dec 26, 2013
    Commentary

    Substantiating Charitable Gifts - Specimen Letter to Client - Donors

    Conrad Teitell offers a sample letter for use with your clients who need to substantiate their chartable gifts....More
  • Nov 25, 2013
    Commentary

    Conservation Easements: A Gravy Train Named "Expire?"

    Conrad Teitell outlines how, even though the conservation easement "gravy train" is set to expire, the higher AGI ceilings and longer carryovers for pre-2014 gifts could carry on...More
  • Oct 28, 2013
    Article

    Tax-Free IRA Distributions to Charity

    Conrad Teitell discusses the finer points of tax-free IRA distributions to charity and why donors should act quickly...More
  • Oct 11, 2013
    Datasheet
    Trusts & Estates

    Special Report 2013: Charitable Giving  

    Download a copy of Trusts & Estates Charitable Giving Special Issue....More
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