Planned Giving Articles – NY Times on Estate Tax Repeal

When I read an article or opt ed piece and I agree with every word, it deserves a post:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/28/opinion/28mon1.html

This one is right on point about the impending estate tax repeal in 2010 and the political process. Nothing further needs to be said.

2 comments

  1. so, do you think it would be a good strategy to explain this to donors and urge them to set up charitable remainder trusts now with their most appreciated assets? is this just jumping the gun?

  2. I think it is jumping the gun. The carry over cap gains tax is only a one year law, at best. Most likely they will retroactively undo it.

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