In the oil-rich Gulf, public displays of private wealth are everywhere. The prosperous buy expensive license plates for supercars and gold-plated iPhones. But when it comes to giving money away, rich Arabs prefer to do so quietly, in keeping with Islamic tradition.
Donor-advised funds (DAFs) are one of the hottest things in philanthropy right now. Popular with wealthy families as well as those with more modest means, DAFs offer a flexible and convenient way to manage your charitable giving.
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The wealthy are exporing new ways of lowering their inheritance tax bill, with overall donations into donor-advised funds, which offer a tax-efficient alternative to setting up a foundation, rising to £900M in 2015. Since charitable contributions are exempt from inheritance tax, DAFs provide a relatively low-cost alternative for the wealthy seeking to access the tax benefits, without having to found their own charity or foundation.
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