http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/feed/1 en Heard on the Web: This Week http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week-0 <!--paging_filter--><p>We continue to provide topics to keep you informed and up to date in the universe of planned giving trends and ideas. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/heard-web-week-0" title="Read the rest of Heard on the Web: This Week." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week-0#comments General Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:50:32 +0000 randy a. fox 995371 at http://www.pgdc.com Heard on the Web: This Week http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week <!--paging_filter--><p>A lot of interesting activity in the planned giving world. Led by House Bill HR 4729 and followed by news that grants from both Schwab and Fidelity's Donor Advised Funds are up significantly. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/heard-web-week" title="Read the rest of Heard on the Web: This Week." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-week#comments General Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:49:37 +0000 randy a. fox 995236 at http://www.pgdc.com Heard on the Web: Video to Learn About the New Form 1023-EZ http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-video-learn-about-new-form-1023-ez <!--paging_filter--><p>Need to learn more about Form 1023-EZ? Check out this helpful video posted by the IRS about the new shorter application form to help small charities apply for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/heard-web-video-learn-about-new-form-1023-ez" title="Read the rest of Heard on the Web: Video to Learn About the New Form 1023-EZ." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-video-learn-about-new-form-1023-ez#comments IRS Forms Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:32:46 +0000 randy a. fox 995234 at http://www.pgdc.com New 1023-EZ Form Released: Streamlines Process for Eligible Small Charities to Apply for IRC Section 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status and Seek Retroactive Reinstatement http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/new-1023-ez-form-released-streamlines-process-eligible-small-charities-apply-irc-section-501c3- <!--paging_filter--><p>Richard Fox Digs deeper into the new 1023-ez, especially exploring the retroactive reinstatement provisions. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/new-1023-ez-form-released-streamlines-process-eligible-small-charities-apply-irc-section-501c3-" title="Read the rest of New 1023-EZ Form Released: Streamlines Process for Eligible Small Charities to Apply for IRC Section 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Status and Seek Retroactive Reinstatement." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/richard-l-fox">Richard L. Fox, Esq.</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/new-1023-ez-form-released-streamlines-process-eligible-small-charities-apply-irc-section-501c3-#comments IRS Forms Richard L. Fox, Esq. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:35:21 +0000 randy a. fox 995224 at http://www.pgdc.com Selecting your Trustee - Tasks and Attributes http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/selecting-your-trustee-tasks-and-attributes <!--paging_filter--><p>Dan Felix takes a deeper look at the need for a responsive and active trustee. The refinement of the trustees role, the need for responsiveness and wise guidance make it clear that trustee selection is as important as good trust creation. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/selecting-your-trustee-tasks-and-attributes" title="Read the rest of Selecting your Trustee - Tasks and Attributes." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/daniel-p-felix-professional-trustee">Daniel P Felix - The Professional Trustee</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/selecting-your-trustee-tasks-and-attributes#comments Practice Daniel P Felix - The Professional Trustee Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:28:18 +0000 randy a. fox 995223 at http://www.pgdc.com PGDC Contributing Author - Alan Breus http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-alan-breus <!--paging_filter--><p><span style="font-family: 'Myriad Pro', Myriad, 'Trebuchet MS', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px; line-height: 19.5px; background-color: rgb(246, 246, 246);">We are pleased to announce that Alan Breus has joined the PGDC as a contributing author.</span> <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-alan-breus" title="Read the rest of PGDC Contributing Author - Alan Breus." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-alan-breus#comments General Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:23:32 +0000 Lee Hoffman 995175 at http://www.pgdc.com Charitable Auction Compliance Toolkit http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/charitable-auction-compliance-toolkit <!--paging_filter--><p>Charitable auctions have stood the test of time as a great way to leverage our consumption oriented culture for the benefit of philanthropic activities.&nbsp; While auctions have been traditionally held in connection with special events, in more recent years online auctions hosted by commercial vendors have increased in popularity, adding the convenience, efficiency, and cost savings of the Internet to auctions and fundraising in general. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/charitable-auction-compliance-toolkit" title="Read the rest of Charitable Auction Compliance Toolkit." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/dennis-walsh-cpa">Dennis Walsh, CPA</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/charitable-auction-compliance-toolkit#comments Tangible Personal Property Dennis Walsh, CPA Tue, 15 Jul 2014 14:05:23 +0000 randy a. fox 995139 at http://www.pgdc.com Heard on the Web: Surge of Remainder Trusts Seen as Baby Boomers Age http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-surge-remainder-trusts-seen-baby-boomers-age <!--paging_filter--><p>The currently high estate exemption ($5.4 Million per individual) was thought to be a death knell for Charitable Remainder Trusts. But aging baby boomers and high capital gains rates tell a different story. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/heard-web-surge-remainder-trusts-seen-baby-boomers-age" title="Read the rest of Heard on the Web: Surge of Remainder Trusts Seen as Baby Boomers Age." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-surge-remainder-trusts-seen-baby-boomers-age#comments Charitable Remainder Trust Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:54:08 +0000 randy a. fox 995138 at http://www.pgdc.com The Donatable Collectibles of Past Attainments http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/donatable-collectibles-past-attainments <!--paging_filter--><p>We don't often think that Emmys or Oscars may change hands, but there is a long history of these and other awards being sold, transferred or donated. Placing a value on these items is a challenging process as appraisal expert Alan Breus describes in his new article. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/donatable-collectibles-past-attainments" title="Read the rest of The Donatable Collectibles of Past Attainments." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Valuing and Monitizing Awards, Medals, Oscars, Grammys and Other Unrelatable Use Historicals </div> </div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/g/alan-breus-chfc-clu">Alan Breus, Appraiser of Fine Arts, Rare Books and Documents</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/donatable-collectibles-past-attainments#comments Intangible Personal Property Alan Breus, Appraiser of Fine Arts, Rare Books and Documents Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:16:43 +0000 randy a. fox 995067 at http://www.pgdc.com Heard on the Web: Opinion: Specific Sense of Connection Motivates Bigger Giving http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-opinion-specific-sense-connection-motivates-bigger-giving <!--paging_filter--><p>Recent research indicates that donors who feel more connected to a charity tend to donate more. While this seems obvious, it's good reinforcement based on real science. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/heard-web-opinion-specific-sense-connection-motivates-bigger-giving" title="Read the rest of Heard on the Web: Opinion: Specific Sense of Connection Motivates Bigger Giving." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/heard-web-opinion-specific-sense-connection-motivates-bigger-giving#comments General Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:08:08 +0000 randy a. fox 995066 at http://www.pgdc.com