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Charitable Donation Tax Credits – When Can They Be Utilized?

Many individuals make donations to charities in their Wills. Not only does this fulfill philanthropic goals, but it also provides a tax benefit. Making a charitable gift by will provides donation tax credits which can be used to offset the deemed disposition of capital property that occurs on death.

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60 Months: Estate Donations Revised

On January 15th, 2016 the Department of Finance announced changes to the trust and estate donation rules that came into effect at the beginning of 2016.   Three measures affected charitable donations, including two improvements to the “estate donation” rule. 1. Timing of Transfer Estate donations – gifts by will and…

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