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Nicholas Cintineo, CFA®, CIPM®

Senior Investment Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » When is Grouping Donations a Smart Strategy for Donors?

March 06, 2019 | Tax Planning

We’re commonly asked: Is grouping donations a realistic strategy for small donors or is it a strategy for major donors who can afford to make a donation of several thousand dollars in one tax year? Is there a target annual income level that is likely to be able to use this strategy? The strategy …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » 2019 Contribution Limits: What You Need to Know

February 26, 2019 | Tax Planning

As many people are planning for their 2019 tax strategy, the IRS has released details about how much can be saved in tax-deferred accounts this year. I’m happy to report that contributions to most types of retirement accounts will be increasing – changes over recent years have been fairly modest. …

Ethan McKenney, CFP®

Client Consultant

Financial Planning » Year-End Tax Planning Considerations

November 29, 2018 | Tax Planning

With the holidays upon us, now is the time to start thinking about year-end tax planning strategies. While tax reform may result in a lower overall tax bill for many, there are simple steps that could further reduce tax burdens. Below, we highlight some important strategies that are worth looking …

James Ebenhoch

Endowment/Foundation Consultant

Endowments & Foundations » Four Charitable Giving Strategies Favored by Tax Reform

September 12, 2018 | Tax Planning

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has had sweeping impacts for many US entities, and the not-for-profit sector is no exception. Tax reform doubled the standard deduction for individuals and married couples filing jointly. Consequently, fewer people will choose to itemize deductions, opting for the higher …

James Esposito

Qualified Plans Consultant

Library » How Business Owners Can Profit from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

July 30, 2018 | Tax Planning

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brought sweeping changes to the tax code, but business owners may come out on top. Find out if you meet the requirements and what steps you can take to take advantage of the new deduction. Have questions about the new tax laws and qualified plans? We’ …

Tom Lesko

Senior Wealth Management Consultant

Financial Planning » Qualified Charitable Distributions and the New Tax Law

March 13, 2018 | Tax Planning

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act made sweeping changes to our tax laws when the bill was signed this past December. On January 1, the standard deduction – an amount that all tax filers can deduct from their income each tax year – was doubled to $12,000 for single filers and $24,000 for joint filers. The …

Library » 2018 Tax & Planning Guides

January 31, 2018 | Tax Planning

Every new year seems to bring changes to tax laws, Social Security benefits, healthcare, and more. In many cases, this information can be difficult to locate or understand. With this in mind, we created a set of reference guides to break down exactly what you need to know about the new tax law, …

Dana Vosburgh, CFP®

Director of Family Wealth Management

Financial Planning » What Individuals and Business Owners Need to Know about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

January 29, 2018 | Tax Planning

When the formal tax reform process began during the second half of 2017 - and even back in 2016 when President Trump campaigned on the importance of tax reform - key goals were to simplify the tax code, eliminate certain unpopular taxes, reduce taxes for the middle class, and significantly reduce …


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