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Bradley University
1501 W. Bradley Avenue
Peoria, IL 61625
800-327-7886
309-677-4778
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Wednesday October 18, 2017

For Advisors

Advisor Resources
We have a 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. Please contact our Office of Gift Planning, Dan Cleveland, at dcleveland@bradley.edu or at 309-677-4778.
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GiftLaw Pro is a complete charitable giving and tax information service inside the GiftLaw website.
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The GiftLaw Calculator is a planned gifts calculator for professionals that follows the IRS format. Run charitable deduction calculations for your favorite gift plan.
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Lucky Lucy Lindstrom's 'Ultimate Control' Charity
Lucky Lucy Lindstrom finished college and headed west. She started as a financial analyst with a large company in Seattle. After just four years,...
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Conversion of Charitable Lead Annuity Trust from Non-Grantor to Grantor Trust
Grantor, as settlor and trustee, created a charitable lead annuity trust (Trust). Grantor sought approval to amend Trust's agreement, which would...
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Will Tax Reform Include New Charitable Deductions?
As the House Ways and Means Committee staff continues to draft a massive tax reform bill, a new proposal could expand charitable giving. This week, Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) introduced the Universal Charitable Deduction Act (UCDA). The UCDA proposes allowing "above the line" charitable deductions in an amount equal to up to one third of the new standard deduction. If the standard deduction is increased from $12,700 for married couples to a proposed level of $24,000, then couples who take the standard deduction could also deduct up to $8,000 in charitable gifts. The deduction limits
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Charitable Strategies for Hedge Fund Managers Facing Repatriation of Offshore Fees
For hedge fund managers who hold pre-2009 fees in deferred compensation programs offshore, the tax-clock is ticking. When the clock strikes midnight...
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