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Nancy Dempze and Brad Bedingfield Author Guide to Charitable Planning

Brad Bedingfield, Nancy E. Dempze


The CCH Answer Connect Guide on Charitable Planning explains the implications of the changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affecting the itemized deduction for certain charitable contributions made during the year to charities, governments and other qualified organizations. In this volume authors Nancy Dempze and Brad Bedingfield discuss the increased percentage limit for charitable contributions, the repeal of the deduction previously allowed for amounts paid for college athletic seating rights and the repeal of the substantiation exception.

Contents:Guide to Charitable Planning

CHAPTER 1: Charitable Giving Overview and Introduction

CHAPTER 2: Charitable Contributions and Charitable Organizations

CHAPTER 3: The Distinction Between Public Charities and Private Foundations

CHAPTER 4: Income Tax Deduction

CHAPTER 5: Gift and Estate Tax Deductions

CHAPTER 6: Special Types of Charitable Gifts

CHAPTER 7:Funding Charitable Gifts

APPENDIX: Selected Code Sections Affected by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The CCH Answer Connect  is available here: Guide to Charitable Planning 

About the Authors

Brad Bedingfield is Co-Chair of the Nonprofit Group. Brad assists private foundations and public charities with navigating complex tax regulations and procedures. He also advises individuals and families on securing their long-term goals related to preserving and protecting their wealth and executing their philanthropic endeavors.

Nancy Dempze serves as a professional trustee, executor and estate planner for individuals and families. She advises clients on charitable giving strategies including charitable trusts, foundations and gift agreements. Nancy also represents nonprofits in connection with planned giving and development.


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