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Friday November 27, 2020

Advisor Resources
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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National Tax Security Awareness Week
Washington News
In IR-2020-259, the Internal Revenue Service announced that November 30 to December 4, 2020 will be the Annual National Tax Security Awareness Week. Each year, the IRS highlights the best methods for protecting individuals or businesses from identity theft and other security risks. IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig stated, "As the holiday season and tax season approach, everyone should remember to take basic steps to protect themselves. With more taxpayers and tax preparers working remotely, identity thieves are trying to use COVID-19 to scare and scam people out of their identities or money. All of us must be on guard and use the strongest security measures we can. The goal of National Tax Security Awareness Week is to remind people about important steps they can take to protect themselves and their tax information." As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the IRS is receiving reports on many variations of prior scams. The National Tax Security Awareness Week is an educational program to encourage individuals, businesses and tax professionals to take steps to reduce identity...
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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
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
Karl Hendricks was a man with the golden touch. Throughout his life, it seemed every investment idea that he touched turned to gold. By far, Karl was most successful with real estate investments. It...
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Private Letter Ruling
Decedent passed away and was survived by Spouse. Decedent's estate was not required to file an estate tax return under Sec. 6018(a). On the date of Decedent's passing, there was an unused applicable...
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Article of the Month
For many donors, the most significant part of their net worth is real estate. Thus, donors regularly make real estate charitable gifts. As a general rule, many charities prefer gifts of cash, stocks...
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