In addition to supporting the mission of St. Lawrence, a planned gift can provide to you substantial tax advantages, especially on gifts of stocks and real estate. The total income, estate, and capital gains tax savings and the probate expense savings can come close to the amount transferred. The benefits include:
Income Tax Deductions
Reduced Capital Gains Taxes
Reduced Estate Tax
Income for Life
Simply by taking advantage of incentives the IRS provides, you and your advisor can craft a gift that fits your needs, as well as the needs of St. Lawrence. Even with the increased standard deduction in the tax law that became effective January 1, 2018, an immediate income tax charitable deduction resulting from a planned gift may lead to itemizing deductions and greater tax savings. A planned gift makes it possible for you, your loved ones, and St. Lawrence to all benefit.
We want to be sure that we can fulfill your wishes. If you have any questions, please contact:
Terri Selby 315-229-5505 email@example.com Executive Director of Major and Planned Gifts St. Lawrence University