Charitable Planning in New York

Serving Clients in Queens, NY and the Surrounding Areas


At Estate Planning Law Group, we encourage and assist the tradition of giving to charitable causes. In addition to the many personal rewards inherent in making a charitable gift, most gifts also provide a current charitable income tax deduction. Some charitable giving strategies also save capital gains taxes, increase income, and provide you, or whomever you designate, with an income for life. Additionally, these types of gifts may provide an estate tax deduction — an important consideration in planning your estate.

Making the Most of Your Charitable Giving in Queens, NY

If given the choice between paying taxes (involuntary philanthropy), or making a charitable gift (voluntary philanthropy), most people would choose the latter, because it gives them the benefit of knowing who the money will benefit and how it will be used. The same cannot be said for money paid to the U.S. Treasury. We help clients make charitable gifts and practice good stewardship in the most tax-efficient manner.

There are many different ways to make charitable gifts:

This has been a very general overview of a very complex subject matter. If there are causes or organizations you would like to support, while also maximizing your tax-saving strategies, please contact us to explore your options.

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Estate Planning Law Group provides comprehensive estate planning & elder law services to clients in Ridgewood, Jackson Heights, Queens, and Glendale, New York, and the surrounding cities and towns. Andrew specializes in wills & trusts, long-term care and Medicaid planning, VA benefits, probate & estate administration, charitable planning, special needs planning, estate tax planning, business succession planning, Medicaid crisis planning, asset protection, real estate, and business law.