Our December webinar focused on charitable giving during the holiday season. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 changed many Americans deductibility for gifts. This presentation reviews effective tax strategies for charitable gifts and is helpful for philanthropic individuals as well as nonprofits and charitable organizations. Melissa Joy CFP® founder of Pearl Planning presented us with this 17-minute informative presentation.
If you missed our webinar, no problem, we’ve got a recording for you. Even better…here’s a cheat sheet of highlights of the webinar with the minute in the video so you can fast forward if your time is limited.[0:25] Why Do People Give? What is the purpose of Giving? [1:43] New tax law breakdown with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 [4:16] What are the different ways I can give? Here Melissa fills you in [5:18] Explanation of gifts of your time and donation of goods tips [8:12] Information on appreciated securities vs. cash gifts [10:18] Donor advised fund overview [13:06] Qualified charitable distribution overview [15:40] Takeaway tips to remember
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