http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/feed/1 en 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 Maryland Court of Appeals Refuses to Hear Belward Farm Donor Intent Case http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/maryland-court-appeals-refuses-hear-belward-farm-donor-intent-case <!--paging_filter--><p>In a highly publicized and controversial donor intent case that has been going on for several years, the Maryland Court of Appeals, Maryland's highest court, has issued an Order in which it has refused to hear an appeal brought by a deceased donor's family against Johns Hopkins University and its plans to develop a "science city" on Belward Farm.&nbsp; <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/maryland-court-appeals-refuses-hear-belward-farm-donor-intent-case" title="Read the rest of Maryland Court of Appeals Refuses to Hear Belward Farm Donor Intent Case." 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/maryland-court-appeals-refuses-hear-belward-farm-donor-intent-case#comments State Courts Richard L. Fox, Esq. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:04:22 +0000 randy a. fox 995065 at http://www.pgdc.com IRS Releases Short-Form 1023-EZ, Questions Remain http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/irs-releases-short-form-1023-ez-questions-remain <!--paging_filter--><p><span>After many months, the IRS has now released a simplified version of the form 1023, known as the 1023-EZ. This form is meant to streamline the process by which smaller non-profits seek exempt status.</span> <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/irs-releases-short-form-1023-ez-questions-remain" title="Read the rest of IRS Releases Short-Form 1023-EZ, Questions Remain." 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/irs-releases-short-form-1023-ez-questions-remain#comments General Dennis Walsh, CPA Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:46:25 +0000 melody.griffin 994993 at http://www.pgdc.com PGDC Contributing Author - Charles E. Rounds http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-charles-e-rounds <!--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 Charles E. Rounds, Jr. has joined the PGDC as a contributing author.</span> <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-charles-e-rounds" title="Read the rest of PGDC Contributing Author - Charles E. Rounds." rel="nofollow"><strong>Read more &raquo;</strong></a></span></p> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/pgdc-contributing-author-charles-e-rounds#comments General Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:53:56 +0000 Lee Hoffman 994987 at http://www.pgdc.com The confusion being engendered by the Uniform Trust Code's default trust-revocation methodologies (Section 602(c)) http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/confusion-being-engendered-uniform-trust-codes-default-trust-revocation-methodologies-section-6 <!--paging_filter--><p>When is an irrevocable trust revocable? The recently adopted Uniform Trust Code (UTC) was supposed to make all of this more clear, but a recent case in New Mexico has muddied the waters for all practitioners. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/confusion-being-engendered-uniform-trust-codes-default-trust-revocation-methodologies-section-6" title="Read the rest of The confusion being engendered by the Uniform Trust Code&#039;s default trust-revocation methodologies (Section 602(c))." 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/loring-and-rounds-trustees-handbook">Charles E. Rounds Jr, Fiduciary Consultant</a></li> </ul></div> http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/confusion-being-engendered-uniform-trust-codes-default-trust-revocation-methodologies-section-6#comments Letter Rulings Charles E. Rounds Jr, Fiduciary Consultant Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:52:34 +0000 randy a. fox 994840 at http://www.pgdc.com How to Field Test Your Trust http://www.pgdc.com/pgdc/how-field-test-your-trust <!--paging_filter--><p>Dan Felix takes a deeper dive into the idea of taking a trust for a test drive with practical ideas and suggestions for debugging and preventing future snags. <span class="read-more"><a href="/pgdc/how-field-test-your-trust" title="Read the rest of How to Field Test Your Trust." 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/how-field-test-your-trust#comments General Daniel P Felix - The Professional Trustee Wed, 02 Jul 2014 16:50:34 +0000 melody.griffin 994986 at http://www.pgdc.com