Maximize your tax savings and charitable impact in 2023 by understanding the latest IRS charitable contribution limits, donation rules, tax strategies, and more.
Giving stock instead of cash as a charitable donation can greatly benefit you as well as the non-profit.
Not sure if you should itemize this year? Check out this charitable deduction strategy to help.
Giving, Tax Strategies
While both options offer the potential for tax savings, there are several major differences between the two. You’ll maximize your impact and save yourself tons of time.
Further your financial goals by putting your tax refund to work.
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DAFs Explained, Tax Strategies
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What's New on Daffy, Tax Strategies
Earlier this week, we rolled out the ability for our members to view and download a simple summary of all of their contributions that may qualify as tax-deductible for 2021. Everyone has a system for finding their charitable donation receipts. Whether it’s a special folder on your desk, a special tag in Gmail, or just the hail mary search of your inbox. Since tax season often means tracking down a lot of receipts and documents, we wanted to help save our members the time and hassle. If you’re
Bonus season is upon us, and while you might initially cheer at the thought of extra cash in your bank account, it’s important to realize the tax implications before you start spending. Getting taxed at the supplemental income rate could leave you with a lot less cash than you expected. Using charitable giving as part of your tax strategy can minimize your tax bill while also making a difference in the world. A donor-advised fund can lower your taxable income while helping charities you care a
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Tax Strategies, DAFs Explained
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