(PRWEB) July 21, 2012
The Law Firm of Pozzuolo Rodden P.C., announces the release of the article "Private Foundations for a Charitably-Minded Client". Below is a sample of the first couple of paragraphs. If you would like to read more, please read the full article at http://www.pozzuolo.com/Pubs_Newsletters.shtml
Private Foundations for a Charitably-Minded Client
Clients who want to control and direct their gift giving to family and friends may establish trusts to do so. In a similar manner, clients who want to direct their charitable gift giving should consider establishing a Private Foundation. Private Foundations have been gaining popularity as a device for charitable gift giving and can be established during a client’s lifetime, or they can be testamentary and incorporated into or as part of a client’s estate planning documents.
A private foundation is a nonprofit organization established either as a corporation or a trust, with a principal fund that is managed by a board of directors or trustees, respectively. Private Foundations are recognized as charitable organizations by the IRS. Certain procedures and formalities must be met to qualify as a charitable organization and receive the beneficial income, gift and estate tax treatment that flows from being a qualifying charitable organization.
A Private Foundation offers clients many benefits, including the following:
Through a Private Foundation, a client may achieve the following:
- targeted giving supporting particular charitable works
- timing in which the funds are used
- control of the manner in which the funds are used
- control over how assets are invested
- perpetuating your name or the memory of a parent or child in connection with charitable works.
- control over who sits on the Board of Directors or who is Trustee
- teach your children philanthropy and money management if they are part of the foundation’s board.
By creating a Private Foundation, the client essentially creates his own personal charity.
B) Tax Advantages ........
If you would like to read more, please read the full article "Private Foundations for a Charitably-Minded Client" at http://www.pozzuolo.com/Pubs_Newsletters.shtml
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