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IRS Rules Regarding IRA Distributions

Posted April 1st, 2007

For those taxpayers over age 70½ who made use of the IRA giving opportunities provided by the Pension Protection Act of 2006, there are special IRS rules they will need to follow on their tax returns this year. Taxpayers should receive from their IRA administrator a Form 1099-R, which details the amount of distribution received …Read More

Emphasize Memorial Gifts this Spring

Posted April 1st, 2007

Whether your organization or institution has 500 or 500,000 donors, chances are good that there are persons who have made gifts in honor or in memory of someone close to them. Over the years, combining charitable giving with tributes to loved ones has gained in popularity as a way to make gifts with special meaning. With …Read More

You and Your State Attorney General

Posted April 1st, 2007

As the Bob Dylan song says, you don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows. Newspapers, magazines, and other media outlets have published numerous stories about the impact of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act on for-profit companies. As a reminder, Sarbanes-Oxley is the federal legislation that was passed as a result of ineffective or …Read More

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