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Welcome! We are pleased that you have interest in learning about the many benefits of gift plans. If you have any questions about the best way for you to benefit through a planned gift, please call. A member of our Planned Giving Team will be very pleased to help you.

Planned Giving helps you meet your personal, financial and estate planning goals by making a lifetime or testamentary charitable gift. Learn about the benefits below.

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We have 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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Gifts of Cash
Personal Planner
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Income Tax Filing Requirements for Retirees
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What are the IRS income tax filing requirements for seniors this year? I didn't file a tax return the past two years...
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Tax Filing Season Opens Door to New Scam
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As the tax filing season moves into high gear, tax scammers continue to develop new strategies. In IR-2018-27, the Service explained the latest tax scam. Because it is difficult for IRS software to discover scams using actual taxpayer data, the tax scammers have developed a new concept. The tax scammer starts by acquiring your normal tax return information — your name, Social Security Number, typical deductions, filing status and bank account numbers. In some cases, the tax scammer steals this information by hacking into your tax preparer's computer network. After stealing your information, the scammer files the return and claims a large refund. That refund is sent directly to your bank account. To have a successful scam, the thief must then implement a creative plan to persuade you to send the refund to him or her. There are two...
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