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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

Partnership Creates a CRT

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

A partnership contributes appreciated real estate to a 20-year CRT to defer taxation of the gain on the sale of the property, receiving current income tax deductions and a unitrust income interest for the CRT term, while removing assets from each partner's taxable estate.

All Cash Merger

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

Contributing stock to a CRT prior to a merger saves immediate capital gain taxes, and provides the donors with a vehicle for their philanthropy.

Corporation Creates a CRT

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

A Corporation may use a CRT to make a tax-efficient donation of real estate to charity.

Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

Contributing appreciated stock to a CRAT defers capital gains taxes and provides a steady cash flow to the donor.

Planning with QRP

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

By gifting QRP to a charity in exchange for a CGA, a taxpayer is able to minimize capital gains taxes, create a dependable lifetime income stream, and give to charity.

CGA as the Beneficiary of an IRA

Monday, November 1, 2010
Historical

This case study illustrates how a charitable gift annuity can prevent the improvident use of IRA proceeds.

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.