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Tax Court Strains to Disallow Charitable Contribution Deduction
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 7 2017

Not unlike the American Broadcasting Company’s Wide World of Sports, our blog attempts to provide you the reader with blogs covering a wide variety

Diving Into Family Philanthropy (Segment II): What giving vehicle is right for your family?
  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

We recommend waiting to choose a giving vehicle (or vehicles) until you have a clear sense of your family’s philanthropic objectives. Once identified

“Tax Management Estates, Gifts and Trusts Journal”
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2017

Estate planning advisors need to be cognizant of potential tax reform legislation and related regulatory trends in the charitable sector when advising

Charitable Gifts of Real Property
  • Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2017

By its nature, a transaction involving the gifting of real property to a charitable organization is highly technical. It requires the expertise and

“Conversions of Private Foundations to Donor Advised Funds”
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2017

For many years, donors have utilized private grant making foundations for charitable giving. Organized as either trusts or corporations, such entities

Benefactors Beware: Fake Charities Included in IRS List of Top Tax Scams for 2017
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • March 28 2017

Every year, the IRS issues its “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams list, a compilation of tactics and devices used by scam artists against taxpayers. While the

Charitable Trusts and the Cy Pres Doctrine: An Overview
  • Holland & Hart LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

Charitable trusts are both valuable estate planning tools and excellent philanthropic devices. For instance, certain charitable trusts provide

Charitable Giving Before Tax Law Changes Under the New Administration
  • Goulston & Storrs PC
  • USA
  • November 21 2016

Significant changes are expected to U.S. tax laws following the election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States and the

Why donor advised funds are useful for year-end charitable giving
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2016

Donor advised funds are endowment-like funds that are operated by public charities. When a donor makes a gift to a donor advised fund, a separate fund

Consider Your Options for Charitable Giving
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

There are many charitable giving options that are available to fit a donor’s specific goals. You do not have to be Bill Gates or Warren Buffett to