What It Is, What It Isn’t, When It Works and When It Doesn’t With so much economic volatility over the last 15 years, charities are increasingly exploring reinsurance as a risk management strategy for gift annuities.  While it is a relatively simple concept, charities and advisors have erroneous preconceived notions about the viability of reinsurance…

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The most recent donor data comes from 2018 where individual taxpayers reported noncash contributions totaling $83.5 billion, more than a third of all income tax charitable deductions reported that year. Nearly all of this was almost certainly unrealized long-term gain. As gift planners are aware, the tax Code provides strong incentives for contributions of appreciated property. The…

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