Benefits of Giving
In addition to supporting the mission of UUSC, a planned gift can provide substantial tax advantages, especially on gifts of stocks and real estate. The benefits may include:
- an income tax deduction
- reduced capital gains taxes
- reduced probate costs and estate taxes
- 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 UUSC. 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 UUSC to all benefit.
We want to be sure that we can fulfill your wishes. If you have any questions, please contact:
Planned Giving and Major Gifts Officer
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change. References to estate and income taxes include federal taxes only. State income/estate taxes or state law may impact your results.