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Friday July 31, 2015

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Exciting events are happening at Samford University
Thank you for your interest in Samford University. Our hope is to serve you and your family with helpful information.
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Personal Planner
Your Family Letter - Memorial Services
A family letter is a key part of a good estate plan. It is much more personal than many of your estate documents. A...
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Savvy Living
How to Protect Your Eyes from Macular Degeneration
Is macular degeneration hereditary? My mother lost her vision from it before she died a few years ago, and now at age...
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Washington News
Senate Finance Committee Passes Tax Extenders
On a bipartisan vote of 23-3 on July 21, the Senate Finance Committee passed "An Original Bill to Extend Certain Expired Tax Provisions." The tax extenders bill is retroactive to January 1, 2015 and applicable until December 31, 2016. The bill extends 54 tax provisions for a two year period. Five of the provisions are important to nonprofit organizations and donors. 1. IRA Charitable Rollover - IRA owners over age 70½ may transfer up to $100,000 each year directly from the IRA custodian to qualified charities. 2. Conservation Easements - There are expanded charitable deductions for...
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