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    Saturday May 8, 2021

    Advisor Resources
    Advisor Resources
    We have a complete tax update service for CPAs, attorneys, CLUs, CFPs, ChFCs, trust officers and other professional friends. The GiftLaw services are made available to all advisors as a free service. We are available to assist in helping you provide clients with clear and understandable gift illustrations.
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    Case of the Week
    Quentin Charles Douglas was the firstborn child in a large family. Throughout his childhood, Quentin's parents worked hard to put food on the table for their children. They also instilled in Quentin More
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    Introduction The popularity of digital assets has grown exponentially over the last decade. Unsurprisingly, the value of many cryptocurrencies has followed suit, gaining enormous market More
    Deduction Calculator
    The GiftLaw Calculator is a planned gifts calculator for professionals that follows the IRS format. Click here to access and run charitable deduction calculations for your favorite gift plan...
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    Washington News
    In IR–2021–97, the Internal Revenue Service reminded gig economy workers that they will need to file tax returns by May 17, 2021. The gig economy has grown rapidly in recent years. Millions of Americans drive cars for booked rides, deliver packages, rent real property, sell goods online, rent out equipment and provide creative or professional services. These individuals often are sought out by customers through a digital platform or website. The IRS has created a new Gig Economy Tax Center on IRS.gov to assist individuals in making appropriate payments for gig economy taxes. IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig stated, "The IRS developed this online center to help taxpayers in this emerging segment of More
    Private Letter Ruling
    Foundation is tax-exempt under Sec. 501(c)(3) and a private foundation under Sec. 509(a). Foundation requested approval to set aside funds because it plans to build and operate a rehabilitation and More
    Giftlaw Newsletter
    Thank you for your interest in Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation. We would like to send you our weekly e-newsletter. Many of our professionals find this very interesting and helpful. It features the latest news from Washington, tax law updates, PLRs, Case Studies and timely articles. You may receive it at no cost or obligation simply by entering your information below.
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  • Doris Walker
    Doris Walker
    Nature. Companionship. Service. Inspiration came in many forms for the late Doris Walker.
  • Francoise Kelz
    Francoise Kelz
    Francoise Kelz's Uncle Charlie was a waiter at the 21 Club, the famous New York City restaurant and lounge, for decades. With no children of his own, Charlie left Francoise his estate when he died.
  • Jim and Donna Neureuther
    Jim and Donna Neureuther
    One of the perks of small-town life is the tight-knit sense of community that manifests in gestures of kindness.
  • Janet Langlois
    Janet Langlois
    Janet Langlois was worried about her contractor. In the years Dave Cavagnaro had spent restoring the historic North Chatham home Jan shared with her husband, George Vollmuth, he and Jan...
  • Moe England
    Moe England
    Moe England opened three designated funds at Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation in 2014. With his daughter Elizabeth, he gives...
  • Ralph Fedele
    Ralph Fedele
    Ralph Fedele opened a legacy fund at Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation to ensure that the Irondale Schoolhouse-now enjoying a...
  • Tom Auge
    Tom Auge
    Growing up in Pittsfield, his home was always filled with relatives such as his elderly aunt May. After the death of her husband, May was...