Charitable Giving – Two Options That May Be Better Than Cash

People sometimes view the tax code as a large compilation of complex rules that often make little sense. In some ways that can be true, but it can also be seen as a collection of ways for leaders to incentivize behaviors they want to encourage (like home ownership, charitable giving, and saving for retirement) and disincentivize behaviors they want to discourage (like higher taxes on cigarettes compared to other goods).