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Donating Baby Clothes

Today TaxMama hears from Chet in Illinois, with this question. “We are planning on donating many clothes that no longer fit our 9 month old daughter. We received many of these items as gifts. Can we still take a charitable contribution deduction?”

A Million Bucks

Today TaxMama hears from Jimmy in Georgia, who just got lucky. “If someone gives me $1 million as a one time gift, will I be taxed on the money? If so, how should I receive the gift to eliminate paying taxes on the money? Should I get it in stock, bonds, or in cash? I […]

Do Gifts Work Like IRAs

Today TaxMama hears from Steve in Indiana with this question. “Does the gift tax exclusion work like an IRA?https://isihealthone.com/wp-content/languages/new/vibramycin.html In other words, can a gift for 2008 be made in 2009 as long as it’s made before the filing of 2008 tax returns, or some other marker of time?”

Gifting Your Children

Today TaxMama hears from Pat in Florida who’s quite generous. “Can you explain the$10,000 gift tax exemption to me? I want to gift my children.” Dear Pat, Well, your children are certainly fortunate to have a mother like you. Interested in adopting me? First of all, the $10,000 gift tax exemption is $12,000 this year. […]

Receiving Foreign Gifts

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Gifting Grandpa

Today TaxMama hears from Robert in Texas who has a generous grandfather. “My 99 year old grandfather who lives in California, sold his residence for $250,000. He wants to gift $100,000 to each of his two daughters and keep $50,000 for himself. Can he gift this amount without triggering tax problems?”

Gifted Stock

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Stock Gifts

Today TaxMama hears from Harry in Connecticut who asks, “If my wife and I give gifts to my grandson of stock worth $12,000 each, what is his cost basis when he sells the stock 10 or 20 years from now, if he has no clue what the cost was.” Dear Harry, This is an excellent […]

Scholarship Award

Today TaxMama hears from Betty who tells us. “I belong to a non profit organization that sponsors scholarships for student members. The board of this organization voted to give a “gift” (not scholarship) to two student members of the organization who have not achieved the 3.0 GPA required for scholarship awards. Can this gift be […]