Planned Giving

For Advisors

Whether you are an attorney, financial planner, or tax advisor, The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation can assist you and your clients in establishing an enduring community legacy and achieving the full tax benefits for their charitable contributions. We add our expertise to yours to ensure that your clients make educated decisions while selecting from a full spectrum of giving vehicles. A member of our development team is happy to meet with you to provide you with the tools you need in your client meetings, from tax scenarios to prepared fund agreements.

Advisor Resources
Advisor Resources
We have a complete tax update service for CPAs, attorneys, CLUs, CFPs, ChFCs, trust officers and other professional friends. The GiftLaw services are made available to all advisors as a free service. We are available to assist in helping you provide clients with clear and understandable gift illustrations.
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Charitable Tax Reference
GiftLaw Pro
GiftLaw Pro is a complete charitable giving and tax information service inside the GiftLaw website...
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Deduction Calculator
Deduction Calculator
The GiftLaw Calculator is a planned gifts calculator for professionals that follows the IRS format. Click here to access and run charitable deduction calculations for your favorite gift plan...
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Case of the Week
Karl Hendricks was a man with the golden touch. Throughout his life, it seemed every investment idea that he touched turned to gold. By far, Karl was most successful with real estate investments. It...
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Private Letter Ruling
Decedent passed away and was survived by Spouse. Decedent's estate was not required to file an estate tax return under Sec. 6018(a). On the date of Decedent's passing, there was an unused applicable...
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Washington News
In IR-2020-259, the Internal Revenue Service announced that November 30 to December 4, 2020 will be the Annual National Tax Security Awareness Week. Each year, the IRS highlights the best methods for...
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Article of the Month
For many donors, the most significant part of their net worth is real estate. Thus, donors regularly make real estate charitable gifts. As a general rule, many charities prefer gifts of cash, stocks...
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