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Biography

Headquartered in Indianapolis, Renaissance Administration LLC (Renaissance) is the largest independent charitable gift services provider in North America. Renaissance currently supports nearly $6 billion of charitable planned gift assets under administration and 21,000 gift instruments. Our team has over 680 years of charitable gift experience and is focused on each individual client to provide impeccable service, a commitment to excellence, and continuous innovation. We have been serving institutions, financial professionals, and individual donors for over 27 years.

Commentary

Using a CRAT to Increase Cash Flow

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

With interest rates low and equity markets unpredictable, a CRAT can provide a level cash flow, together with a charitable deduction.

Avoiding Capital Gain Tax on Sale of QRP

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

The taxpayers can avoid gain when liquidating securities arising from a sale to ESOP by using a CRT.

Sale of Farm Equipment

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

A CRT defers taxes upon the sale of farm equipment and provides cash flow to donors.

Funding a Scholarship Program

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

Scholarship fund allows donor to remain involved in charitable legacy.

Increasing Lifetime Cash Flow

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

SCRUT provides a regular cash flow during the donors' lives.

Using a CGA to Increase Cash Flow

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

CGA provides a deduction upon contribution, followed by regular cash flow.

Combining Charitable and Special Needs Planning

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

This article explores the use of a charitable remainder trust in conjunction with a special needs trust to provide for a client's long term care.

Combining a Special Needs Trust with a Charitable Remainder Trust

Thursday, May 7, 2009
Historical

Contributing stock to a CRT, which pours into a Special Needs Trust, enables the donors to care for their special needs child, avoid capital gains tax, and give to charity.