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IRA Tax-Free Gift Option Renewed for 2014

22 Dec

For those over age 70½, it is once again possible to make direct charitable gifts from traditional and Roth IRA accounts. On December 19th legislation was signed into law that extends this special opportunity for gifts completed in 2014.  Amounts … Continue reading

Leave a Legacy

11 Dec

The Minnesota United Methodist Foundation can help you leave a legacy gift to your United Methodist Church or favorite ministry that touches the lives of countless others. Click the attached Leave a Legacy form to read the legacy gift ideas … Continue reading

Church Causes Donors to Lose IRS Charitable Deduction: Are your donors at risk?

17 Jan

Church Causes Donors to Lose IRS Charitable Deduction: Are your donors at risk? From: Val Walker, Minnesota United Methodist Foundation On May 17, 2012, David and Veronda Durden v. IRS, the courts ruled that the Durden’s $22,517 donation to their … Continue reading

IRA Charitable Rollover Is Back

8 Jan

On January 1, 2013, both the Senate and House passed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA). The bill includes a number of provisions that will be favorable for charitable giving, including the IRA Charitable Rollover. IRA Charitable Rollover. … Continue reading