Al Harsar, CPA on the power of Giving Tuesday:

 

 

In just over a week, preparation for holiday season gift-giving will be in full swing. But what about focusing on something other than presents during this charitable time of year?

Giving Tuesday was a movement started in 2012 to set one day aside each year to promote charitable giving. The date chosen was the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and it has grown in popularity each year since. Giving Tuesday 2016 is Nove Read More >>

Al Harsar, CPA gives a tip on donating to charities tax-free:

 

 

Good news for those who donate to charities!

With the PATH Act of 2015, our government finally made permanent a beneficial part of the code for 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt Organizations: the ability for an individual to roll over a portion of their Traditional (taxable) IRA directly to a charity of their choice- tax free!

The donor does not have to cash out the IRA and pay tax on it before donating the proceeds. Read More >>