By Adam J. Gottlieb
If a person has any desire to make
any gifts at all, now may be the best time to make those gifts. I wrote a blog entry here more than a year
ago which described certain gifting techniques and the reasoning therefor. I now revisit that concept now to update the
financial benefit of making certain gifts.
dismal financial conditions which plague us these days are the best impetus to
make gifts. I know it seems
counterintuitive at first-making gifts when the donor has less property-but the
conditions are really ripe for the picking.
of low interest rates, low valuations and the increased federal gifting
exemption are a great combination for gifting.
Many years from now, when we look back on this time, we are likely to
see the alignment of these factors as an incredible opportunity to make
substantial gifts. The only question is:
Will those potential donors act and make the gifts?
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