Imagine four couples with varying incomes, each of whom purchased a hundred shares of XYZ company stock for $10,000 in early 2009 and sold their shares this year for $30,000, realizing $20,000 of capital gain. What federal tax rate would each couple pay? And what would be the tax savings of making a charitable gift… Read more »
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WPC Annual Giving Project Proposals
We are excited to share the finalists for the 2023 Women’s Philanthropy Council Annual Giving Project. Earlier this summer, we issued a call for proposals and received 13 submissions from across campus.
It’s Tax Filing Season: Did You Take Advantage of Financial and Charitable Strategies?
If March Madness describes the three-week college basketball tournament that ends April 2, then April Madness describes tax time. Yes, it’s that dreaded time of the year again, almost the day of reckoning with the IRS. It is also a propitious time to assess how effective you were in planning your tax strategy for the… Read more »
Gifts from Retirement Plans during Life
Likely your IRA, 401(k), or other retirement fund is one of your largest assets. If the fund is larger than you and your family will likely need for retirement security, you may have considered using some portion of it for a charitable gift. From a tax standpoint, that could be a wise move. The manner… Read more »
Charitable Gifts Can Bring Tax Benefits Even If You Don’t Itemize
If your itemized deductions regularly exceed the standard income-tax deduction, you will continue to itemize and realize tax savings from your gifts to us and other charities. However, an estimated 90 percent of individuals will not itemize because of the higher standard deduction implemented by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. If you’re… Read more »