Planned Giving

Gift Options

News

For Advisors

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.

Thank you for your interest in Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley. Our hope is to serve you and your family with helpful information.

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.

Community Newspaper
Exciting things are happening in the Lehigh Valley Jewish community. Read our monthly newspaper, HAKOL, to find out about local news and events.
More
Do You Have a Difficult Family?
Personal Planner
A businessman with a $2.5 billion estate passed away in 1976. He was single and many individuals, mostly unrelated to...
More
How Medicare Handles Second Medical Opinions
Savvy Living
Does Medicare cover second medical opinions? The doctor I currently see thinks I need back surgery, but I would like to...
More
ABLE Accounts Enhanced Under TCJA
Washington News
In IR-2018-139, the Service explained the new benefits for people with disabilities who have Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts. ABLE accounts are normally funded by annual gifts up to $15,000. An ABLE account beneficiary is a person who became disabled before age 26. Funds in the ABLE account grow tax-free and may cover qualified disability-related expenses for the beneficiary. Qualified expenses include "housing, education, transportation, health, prevention and wellness, employment training and support, assistive technology and personal support services, and other disability-related expenses." The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) included three new benefits for ABLE account holders. First, if the beneficiary is employed and not covered by a workplace retirement plan, he or she may contribute additional funds, up to the...
More
scriptsknown