Amplified Giving

Uncertainty over Tax Reform Drives Investors to Charitable Gifts

[fa icon="calendar'] November 28, 2017 at 6:05 AM / by Matt Keller posted in Charitable Giving, year-end giving, Donor Advised Fund, DAF, Tax Reform, Tax Deduction

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Rarely does a week pass without some shakeup in Washington D.C. making the headlines. Most recently, the debate over tax reform has taken center stage and on this Giving Tuesday, it is a pertinent time to examine how the proposed changes are sure to influence charitable giving practices. Investors across the country are taking note and have been making serious moves to benefit from the existing tax laws before any changes go into effect.

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Make a Year-End Gift that Gives All Year

[fa icon="calendar'] November 10, 2017 at 10:48 AM / by Matt Keller posted in Charitable Giving, year-end giving, Donor Advised Fund, DAF

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Study after study has shown that charitable giving trends ramp up in the fourth quarter. Bolstered by holiday spirit and the need to make gifts to avoid taxes, December is, by far, the month when individuals feel most charitable. But what about the rest of the year? While nonprofit organizations are getting flooded with donations in November and December, charitable giving tends to taper off considerably after January 1st

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