Thousands have taken the Ice Bucket Challenge. Many also have donated to the ALS Association. If you gave money, you might be able to claim a tax deduction.
For the rich and philanthropic, it can be a challenge to bypass potential family heirs.
Individual giving is on the rise and could explode in the next 50 years.
One billionaire philanthropist is leveraging celebrities to attract fan donations.
Before following a celebrity’s philanthropic passion, be sure to check the financials.
You can’t deduct the time you spend volunteering, but there are other tax benefits for serving.
America is generous, but other countries are more likely to open their wallets.
A huge windfall means a nice holiday surprise for several charities.
The deadline is nearing for older taxpayers to make tax-free transfers from an IRA to charity.
Make sure your donations to Typhoon Haiyan victims go to legitimate groups.