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Dave DeLap, CPA, Author at Delap CPA


08 Dec

Smart Charitable Giving with a Donor Advised Fund

December 8, 2016 | By | No Comments

With Christmas just around the corner, our hearts go out to those less fortunate than ourselves. It’s the time of year that provides an opportunity for us to take action on these sentiments, through charitable giving. Beyond the inevitable tax deduction affiliated with this form of generosity, we’ve found there to be additional benefits – […]

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17 Dec

Save While You Give: Charitable Giving

December 17, 2015 | By | No Comments

It’s that time of year once again, when we think of an extra gift to our favorite charity. What if you could make a $1,000 donation and your cost is roughly only $110? You can! A matching gift to the The Oregon Cultural Trust “OCT” can provide significant tax savings which makes supporting your favorite […]

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18 Dec

The Tax Implications of Charitable Giving

December 18, 2014 | By | No Comments

It’s that time of year once again, when we think of an extra gift to our favorite charity.  What if you could make a $1,000 donation and your cost is roughly only $110?  You can!  A matching gift to the The Oregon Cultural Trust “OCT” can provide significant tax savings which makes supporting your favorite […]

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29 Sep

To Prepay or Not to Prepay: Insights on Property Taxes

September 29, 2014 | By | No Comments

It’s that time of year again when the leaves are turning color, the air is getting crisp, and property taxes are due. As a result, we all face the key decision of whether to pay our property taxes in full and take the 3% discount, or pay 1/3 now and the remainder later. Many are […]

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23 Sep

Keeping it in the Family

September 23, 2014 | By | No Comments

In working with the closely held family business, I have found the Family Bank to be an excellent tool when properly used. In his book, Family Wealth, James E. Hughes says “The Family Bank provides a means for a family’s wealth to be leveraged by making loans available to family members on terms not available […]

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