Charitable Giving – Staying Under the Radar Screen

Charitable Giving – Staying Under the Radar Screen

Most charitable givers do notgive for the attention they will receive as a result. In fact, most of themeschew attention because it tends to only invite more uninvited “attention” forfurther generosity.

Whatever your reason, considertaking steps to ensure your own anonymity even as you go out and try to ensurethe wellbeing of your favorite charities. How do you give anonymously?

In short, this is a commonpredicament and there are several established charitable vehicles for givingwith solutions that promise some amount of anonymity. Some, as you may expect,are better than others.

For a breakdown and analysis ofthese vehicles, take a look at a recent Forbesarticle titled “How To Stay Anonymous When You Give ToCharity.” In the end, thebest solutions tend to vary based on the nature of the assets you intend togive, the scope of your giving, and on the charitable recipients.

At Idaho Estate Planning we educate ourclients on the proper procedures for gifting. Our Life Planâ„¢Members also participate in a yearly review of the assets contained in theirestate plan and any changes made through the previous year. If you have beenconsidering putting your estate plan together, we have the experience andexpertise to help you maintain your options and protect yourself as well asyour loved ones now and into the future. The best time to plan is always now!Remember, good planning is no accident.

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