Advanced charitable strategies like charitable remainder trusts (CRTs) are one of the few remaining ways that individuals can lower their taxes significantly if the circumstances fit. So why aren’t CRTs and other similar strategies more widely used?
In the second episode of the new Showtime series Billions, lead character / billionaire hedge fund manager Bobby Axelrod (played by Damian Lewis) visits with the head of a prestigious venue named Ellis Eads Hall
Charities love them. Donors, not so much. The enforceable pledge is a double-edged sword, with advantages and disadvantages to charity and donor alike. As a generous donor who is bound to be solicited for a major gift
When Harvard announced that billionaire John Paulson had made a $400 million gift to name the university’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, you would think that the philanthropic community would applaud such a mega-gift.
The non-profit world was reeling recently in the wake of the announcement by the Federal Trade Commission that they, along with all 50 states and the District of Columbia, had filed a complaint against four cancer charities,