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Final Regs on Income Ordering Rules for Payments to Charitable Beneficiaries
Posted on 24 Apr 2012 by Patricia Tyler

For a trust to qualify for the charitable deduction, a charitable contribution must be made from gross income. [ See IRC § 642(c) .] IRC Section 642 requires tracing since the source of the charitable contribution must be gross income rather than... Read More

Illinois Amnesty Period Double Interest Penalty Restricted
Posted on 4 Apr 2012 by Sean Craig

The Illinois Court of Appeals, First Division, held that a taxpayer was not subject to a double interest penalty provided under an amnesty program for additional income taxes that could not be determined at the time of the amnesty period. Metro. Life... Read More

  • Blog Post: Illinois Amnesty Period Double Interest Penalty Restricted

    The Illinois Court of Appeals, First Division, held that a taxpayer was not subject to a double interest penalty provided under an amnesty program for additional income taxes that could not be determined at the time of the amnesty period. Metro. Life Ins. Co. v. Hamer, 2012 Ill. App. LEXIS 144 (Ill....
  • Blog Post: Final Regs on Income Ordering Rules for Payments to Charitable Beneficiaries

    For a trust to qualify for the charitable deduction, a charitable contribution must be made from gross income. [ See IRC § 642(c) .] IRC Section 642 requires tracing since the source of the charitable contribution must be gross income rather than principal. The provisions of the governing instrument...