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How Charitable Stock Gifts Can Offset Capital Gains

When the stock market is on the upswing, you can maximize your tax deduction and avoid capital gains tax when you donate appreciated securities for charitable purposes. Read more in the Smart Giving blog.

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Understanding the IRA Charitable Rollover Provision

Good news! The IRA Charitable Rollover Provision, which first appeared as a temporary provision in 2006, is here to stay. This provision allows older adults to avoid substantial income taxes through generous giving directly from their IRA. At the end of last year, the Protecting Americans From Tax Hike Act (PATH) was passed making the…

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The Importance of Financial Accountability and Transparency

 Any time you make a donation to a cause, it’s important to know two things: Is the organization truly making a difference, and does it practice sound financial stewardship.  As you can see in the financial section of Bethel’s 2017 Impact Report, God is using Bethel to change lives and win souls for Christ. We…

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Is My Donation Tax Deductible?

When you give to 501(c)(3) organizations, like Bethel, your gift is typically considered tax deductible, as long as the donation meets certain IRS criteria. For most people, tax laws can be confusing – especially when it comes to certain donations known as “restricted gifts.” So here are some simple tips to help you understand the…

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