Many problems can be easily avoided through a basic understanding of the rules that govern foundations, which are explained here.
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Guidance on five common areas of potential trouble for corporate foundations.
A guide by Foundation Source with step-by-step instructions and formulas for calculating a private foundation’s annual 5% distribution requirement.
Foundations may pay compensation for an insider’s personal services as long as the compensation is “reasonable and necessary.”
When a private foundation adds hedge fund investments to its portfolio, a range of issues are presented for consideration and […]
This paper provides helpful tips on how a foundation can avoid some of the potential pitfalls surrounding charitable pledges.
With careful planning, a private foundation can reduce its excise tax rate from 2% to 1% in select years.
Maximize your foundation’s tax savings and minimize its exposure on the 990-PF.
This article provides details on the elimination of a special provision colloquially known as the “tipping rules.”
Fundraisers such as dinners, galas, and concerts are popular with both donors and charities alike. However, if one chooses to pay for tickets to these types of events through a private foundation, some care is required. Learn more.