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At the Georgia United Methodist Foundation, our goal is to educate you on how you might plan your affairs to benefit your family, as well as United Methodist churches and ministries that are close to your heart. If you have any questions about the best way for you to benefit through a planned gift, please contact 770-449-6726, 877-220-5664 or info@gumf.org. A Planned Giving team member will be very pleased to help you.

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Monday October 16, 2017

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Flu Shots for Seniors
What can you tell me about the flu shots for seniors? I became ill last winter after getting a standard flu shot and am...
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IRA and 401(k) Designated Beneficiary Options
Each year, IRA and 401(k)s are subject to required minimum distributions (RMDs). Because the distributions start at just...
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Will Tax Reform Include New Charitable Deductions?
As the House Ways and Means Committee staff continues to draft a massive tax reform bill, a new proposal could expand charitable giving. This week, Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) introduced the Universal Charitable Deduction Act (UCDA). The UCDA proposes allowing "above the line" charitable deductions in an amount equal to up to one third of the new standard deduction. If the standard deduction is increased from $12,700 for married couples to a proposed level of $24,000, then couples who take the standardized deduction could also deduct up to $8,000 in charitable gifts. The deduction limits are...
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IRA and 401(k) Designated Beneficiary Options
Each year, IRA and 401(k)s are subject to required minimum distributions (RMDs). Because the distributions start at just...
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Flu Shots for Seniors
What can you tell me about the flu shots for seniors? I became ill last winter after getting a standard flu shot and am...
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Will Tax Reform Include New Charitable Deductions?
As the House Ways and Means Committee staff continues to draft a massive tax reform bill, a new proposal could expand charitable giving. This week, Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) introduced the Universal Charitable Deduction Act (UCDA). The UCDA proposes allowing "above the line" charitable deductions in an amount equal to up to one third of the new standard deduction. If the standard deduction is increased from $12,700 for married couples to a proposed level of $24,000, then couples who take the standardized deduction could also deduct up to $8,000 in charitable gifts. The deduction limits are...
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