Monday June 18, 2018

For Advisors

Advisor Resources
We have a complete tax update service for CPAs, attorneys, CLUs, CFPs, ChFCs, trust officers and other professional friends. The GiftLaw services are made available to all advisors as a free service. We are available to assist in helping you provide clients with clear and understandable gift illustrations...
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Charitable Tax Reference
GiftLaw Pro
GiftLaw Pro is a complete charitable giving and tax information service inside the GiftLaw website...
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Deduction Calculator
The GiftLaw Calculator is a planned gifts calculator for professionals that follows the IRS format. Click here to access and run charitable deduction calculations for your favorite gift plan...
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Case of the Week
The Gas Guzzler's Deduction, Part 1
Brandon Bigtop loves his truck, which he affectionately named "the Beast." It was a gift for Brandon's eighteenth birthday. It is painted bright red and is two tons of metal, muscle and...
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Private Letter Ruling
Foundation's Set-Aside of Funds Approved
Foundation, a private foundation under Sec. 509(a), requested advanced approval of a set-aside program under Sec. 4942(g)(2). Foundation plans to set aside funds for the purchase of land that is at...
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Washington News
Updating Your Estimated Tax Payments
With passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, most Americans will experience a change in the amount of tax due. Many taxpayers will have lower taxes due to the higher standard deduction and increased child credit amount. Some upper-income taxpayers may face a tax increase due to the new limit on deductions for state and local taxes. To help taxpayers understand the impact of these changes, the IRS has created a Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov. Acting IRS Commissioner David Kautter encouraged use of the calculator and noted, "Until every employee visits the...
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Article of the Month
Charitable Gifts of Intellectual Property Assets
Intellectual property assets are intangible products or creations of the mind that may receive protection under the law. The most common types of intellectual property (IP) that a client might...
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