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In the article DAF Kickbacks, (July 2005), author Bruce B. Makous claims that asset-retention arrangements involving sales commissions/incentives for donor-advised funds are common practice. The National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG) the national voice on planned giving issues, especially those pertaining to ethics supports an open dialogue on DAFs and all charitable giving issues. Certainly,

In the article “DAF Kickbacks,” (July 2005), author Bruce B. Makous claims that asset-retention arrangements involving sales commissions/incentives for donor-advised funds are “common practice.”

The National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG) — the national voice on planned giving issues, especially those pertaining to ethics — supports an open dialogue on DAFs and all charitable giving issues.

Certainly, sales commissions/incentives in DAFs are unethical under the charitable

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