ACGA Rates to Remain the Same The American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA) announced on April 17, 2015 that it has re-adopted its current schedule of suggested maximum annuity rates. Ordinarily, this means that the current rates will remain in effect through at least June 30, 2016. They originally went into effect January 1, 2012.
PG Calc Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary PG Calc turned 30 on March 15 this year, and we are tremendously gratified that so many in the gift planning community continue to put their trust in us. This company has changed and grown a lot in the past three decades. Take a look back at the past 30 years. LEARN MORE >>
PGM 7.2 Released. Planned Giving Manager 7.2 includes tax tables updated with 2015 indexing for inflation, as well as a handful of enhancements and bug fixes. An email with the download link for PGM 7.2 was sent to all active PGM clients on February 18. Please contact Client Services for more information.
Why Is the Discount Rate So Low? (And Does It Really Matter?)
The IRS discount rate has dipped to historic lows in the past 3 years. These low rates have resulted in most donors receiving much lower charitable deductions, all other things being equal, than the deductions they would have received several years ago when the discount rate was much higher. LEARN MORE >>