PG Calc announced the release of Planned Giving Manager version 7.5A, our desktop gift planning software, and an update of PGM Anywhere, our online version of PGM that is optimized for the tablet, laptop, and desktop. These updates include the new ACGA schedule of suggested maximum annuity rates that will go into effect on July 1, 2018.

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PG Calc released GiftWrap 4.2.13 on May 12, 2018.  This update on contains a variety of enhancements that further increase the value and utility of PG Calc’s suite of gift administration software. This release focuses on expanded capabilities in the areas of compatibility...

Seventy-five percent of non-profits communicate with donors through both traditional and digital media. The most successful non-profits are delivering the right message to the right person, at the right time, and through the right media. Is your organization finding an effective balance? 

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On May 15, 2018, the American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA) announced new suggested maximum gift annuity rates to replace the rates that became effective on January 1, 2012. The new rates will apply to gift annuities established on or after July 1, 2018. PG Calc recently announced the release of Planned Giving Manager version 7.5A, our desktop gift planning software, and an update of...

On December 22, 2017, the President signed into law an “Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018.”  In response to the passage of this legislation, there has been some alarm in the charitable community about the impact on charitable giving. As a service to our customers and followers, PG Calc has prepared...

PG Calc released Planned Giving Manager 7.5 (PGM) on January 30, 2018. This update features tax tables updated to reflect changes under the 2017 Tax Act, including the new $11.18 million* estate, gift, and generation skipping tax exemption and new income tax rates and brackets for trusts. PGM also includes references to the new 60% of AGI limit on gifts of cash to public charities, and options regarding the deductibility of state taxes from federal income tax and...

We have heard from many of our clients about the tax reform bill working its way through Congress. Many of you have probably been getting questions about the impact of this bill on philanthropy from your bosses and donors. In our blog post, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and Charitable Giving, we present our preliminary observations on this legislation. We will produce a more in-depth...

On October 8, PG Calc released an important update of PGM Anywhere, our browser-based planned gift illustration software for tablet, laptop, and desktop computers. PGM Anywhere can now produce Actuarial Calculations and Non-Charitable Interest Actuarials charts for all standard planned gifts. All Planned Giving Manager clients can sign up for PGM Anywhere for no additional charge! LEARN MORE >>

PG Calc released PGM 7.4 on January 18, 2017.  This update features tax tables updated with 2017 indexing for inflation, including the new $5,490,000 estate and gift tax exemption. PGM 7.4 also includes changes that reference the early termination language provided in Revenue Procedure 2016-42 as a solution for CRATs that fail the 5% probability of exhaustion test.

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PG Calc released GiftWrap 4.2.10 April 1, 2017.  This update on contains a variety of enhancements that further increase the value and utility of PG Calc’s suite of gift administration software. This release focuses on expanded capabilities in the areas of compatibility, security, and usability. New features include:

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