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State of New York chops in half amount wealthy donors can write off—implications for other states unknown

Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting In what some charities have called an ill-advised move, New York legislators have passed a law that halves the amount of money that wealthy donors can write off on their tax returns, says a recent Chronicle … Continue reading

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Chile earthquake points to new trend in disaster relief

With Chile still writhing from last week’s 8.8 magnitude earthquake, there are tons of disaster relief agencies working to raise money and send support and supplies. As with Haiti’s recent disaster, a familiar trend is surfacing: text giving. Much like … Continue reading

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Helping Haiti by text messaging

JVA will continue to update this posting as we get more information. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Haiti. Faced with a devastating earthquake, Haiti needs  help with immediate response and with rebuilding. Here are two ways … Continue reading

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