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Fertility Cafe

Mar 19, 2020

We can all admit that modern family building isn’t cheap. But the good news is you don’t need to navigate the financial aspect of your journey alone. In this episode of Fertility Café, Eloise talks with CPA Sonia Stewart, owner of Ally Escrow Management and third-party reproduction financial expert. Sonia will answer the biggest money questions that come up: How can I pay for my journey? Are surrogacy and egg or embryo donation expenses tax deductible? How do I manage the payment schedules and reimbursements that are due to the egg donor or gestational carrier? Is the GC's or egg donor's compensation taxed? Show notes:

In this episode:

  • Why an escrow account is critical to any successful surrogacy or egg donation journey
  • What to be on the lookout for when choosing an escrow company
  • TAXES! Find out which surrogacy and egg or embryo donation expenses are tax deductible
  • Keep these tips in mind when fundraising through GoFundMe, receiving grants, and accepting financial gifts
  • Do surrogates and egg donors need to pay taxes on their compensation?

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