Charitable giving is more rewarding if it's carefully

Delevett, Peter
November 1996
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/25/96, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p11
Focuses on planning charitable giving so as to reap the tax benefits. Contention that persons will be bombarded with request for donations; Scaling back of government funds earmarked for charities and social services; Advice on avoiding the corrupt practices of some charity employees.


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