Ebola outbreak brings Samaritan’s Purse into spotlight

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We’ve all read or seen the stories about how Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, infected with the Ebola virus, were successfully flown from Liberia to Atlanta and cured with… MORE >>

Tax-smart without smart tax(es)

The phrase “close the tax loopholes” has recently re-entered political discourse. Leaders on the right use the phrase to advocate for simplified structures (e.g., FairTax), while those on the left use the phrase as an argument for increasing tax rates on the “1%.” Much less talked about, however, are the implications that “closing tax loopholes” would have on charitable individuals and institutions that have effectively exploited these loopholes for philanthropic purposes.… MORE >>

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