Latest Tax Reform Information

Posted by Michael Kenyon on Oct 27, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Over the course of the next several weeks, CGP expects significant action on federal tax reform legislation. Here is how you can stay up-to-date with the latest news and analysis as well as opportunities for you to help CGP with our lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill.

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Topics: Advocacy

Recap: CGP Day on the Hill

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Oct 25, 2017 7:30:00 AM

On Thursday, October 12 more than 50 nonprofit leaders who specialize in charitable gift planning convened on Capitol Hill urging Members of Congress and senior Congressional staff to protect the full value of the charitable deduction. Lawmakers are presently drafting the largest rewrite of the federal tax code in 30 years, and legislation is expected to move through Congress in November. 

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Topics: Advocacy, Member Benefits, Hill Day, Tax Reform

Recap: NCPP Baltimore 2017

Posted by Elizabeth Ayers on Oct 18, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Last week, we hosted the National Conference on Philanthropic Planning (NCPP) in Baltimore where over 800 charitable gift planners from across the country came together to learn, network and collaborate. I loved the buzz and good energy throughout the three days of the conference.

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Topics: NCPP

National Estate Planning Awareness Month/Week

Posted by Valentino Sabuco, CFP®, AEP® on Oct 11, 2017 7:30:00 AM

October is the 9th Anniversary of National Estate Planning Awareness Month/Week

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Topics: Estate Planning, Financial Awareness Month, Financial Planning

Protect Charitable Giving in America

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Oct 4, 2017 2:30:00 PM

Last week Republican leaders unveiled a “unified framework” for tax reform that will serve as the basis for major tax reform legislation currently being drafted by the two tax-writing committees. This legislation, expected to move through Congress later this year, would significantly reduce charitable giving in America. Although the framework maintains the current-law charitable deduction, the vast majority of taxpayers – as many as 95 percent! – would no longer itemize deductions on their taxes, meaning the charitable deduction would become virtually meaningless to them. 

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Topics: Advocacy, Charitable giving, Tax Reform

Engage and Interact with CGP Members

Posted by National Association of Charitable Gift Planners on Oct 4, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Membership with CGP its not just about papers and research. Networking with your peers at CGP events is a great way to learn and enhance your career. From virtual advocacy updates and member-exclusive webinars to the largest conference on philanthropic planning, CGP offers members top-notch education that's both effective and convenient.   

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Topics: Advocacy, NCPP, Member Benefits, CGP Link