While charitable gifts can provide immense satisfaction and help organizations do great things in the world, not all gifts are going to have the same tax impact on you during life or on your heirs and estate after death. We'll review and analyze different types of gifts, and the impact on charities and your heirs.
A lot of people wish to provide for their favorite charities and religious institutions. But how should you do it? Through a Will or a Revocable Living Trust? Leave a dollar amount? A percentage of your estate? Or leaving a specific asset? Believe it or not, what and how you leave assets to charity matters.
Most people don't realize that there some tax traps out there that can cause your loved ones to not only lose out on some tax benefits, but also end up paying more in taxes by setting up charitable bequests the wrong way, particularly when it comes to leaving tax-deferred or tax-leveraged assets the wrong way.
but getting good information on what options are out there, good and bad and explained in plain English, can help get you started in the right direction--for you--regardless of what the masses are doing.
Charities are grateful for financial gifts and inheritances to continue their good works, but that doesn't mean you can't maximize tax benefits for you and your loved ones. This webinar covers a few of the most popular techniques that can actually have you come out ahead by giving the right way.