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(law) a gift of personal property by will

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An investigation by the Law Society led to his suspension, after he was accused of cheating the Imperial Cancer Research Fund and the Royal National Lifeboat Institute out of massive sums of money left in bequests.
For example, "If any of the foregoing bequests shall lapse, then I give to the National Academies, a charitable institution located in Washington, DC, such bequests as to which ineffective disposition was made.
As part of SOI's annual estate tax study, the source of statistics provided here, detailed data on gross charitable contributions, or bequests, by estate tax decedents are collected.
These bequests were for estates large enough to require a federal estate tax filing; most estates are smaller, and bequests come from smaller donors as well.
Bequests can have a huge impact for an organization like ours and leave a living legacy for the future.
McGregor-Lowndes and Hannah (2008) argue that testamentary freedom is now seriously challenged in Australia, and that the generational transfer of baby boomers' assets over the coming decades provides a scenario for increasing conflicts between charities and families over bequests.
In any case, determining the tax treatment of these gifts and bequests is .
When bequest needs are not verifiable, the contract cannot just pay a transfer to anyone who claims to have high bequests needs.
Residuary Bequest: A charitable organization(s) receives all or a percentage of the remainder of your estate after the payment of any specific bequests and expenses.
Over time, NERF has received a number of bequests and donations from nurses, recipients of nursing care, and colleges and sections.
83 billion in bequests in 2010, up 18 percent from 2009, but down from $23.
Council debated at length about directing funds left by George van Beek, benefactor of the Experimental Fund, to that fund following his death last January, or to the church's undesignated bequests.