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(law) a gift of personal property by will

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The Australia Council is also delighted to once again deliver the Marten Bequest travelling scholarships, which are the legacy of the late arts philanthropist John Marten.
It uses the experiences from the restricted bequest made by the Othmers to LICH as an example of what can happen to restricted bequests without strong protections.
The Jane Bibber Bequest has fueled one branch's local activism for many years.
For bequests, the date of receipt is the date the bequest is distributed from the trust or estate, except when it passes by operation of law or a beneficiary designation, in which cases the date of receipt is the date of death.
McGregor-Lowndes and Hannah (2008) argue that family provision legislation has presented difficulties for others, such as charities, to benefit from bequests.
102(a) states that gross income shall not include the value of property acquired by gift, bequest, devise or inheritance (a "gratuitous transfer").
We are grateful for helpful comments and suggestions from Tobias Bohm, Christophe Courbage, Michael Hoy, David Myatt, Ray Rees, Francois Salanie, Achim Wambach, seminar participants at the EGRIE meeting in Toulouse and at the Symposium on Annuities and Bequests in Zurich, as well as four referees.
This year, NERF's income was affected by both bequests with specific criteria and the global financial crisis.
Often, he said, family members "don't understand that charitable bequests in a will can have fairly significant benefits in estate planning.
Not wanting to try to interpret what van Beek intended, Council endorsed the exact wording of the latest will, directing the money to undesignated bequests.
If you are interested in how you can provide a little extra support to ACF through your will, we would love to talk to you or send you our bequests booklet--Your Living Legacy.
Staff cuts and restructuring, bequests and reductions in the costs of meetings, travel and some programs made it possible to stick to the deficit ceiling, said George.
By the time many people retire they have dropped their life insurance and now want to preserve some of their assets for bequests.
The model of Becker and Lewis and Willis predicts no family size effect in families leaving bequests to children.