Most charitable gifts to Westminster Seminary California are given in the form of cash because this is so familiar. However, this may not be the most cost-effective way for you to give.
You can increase your potential impact – and experience significant tax savings – by giving non-cash assets.
Examples of Non-Cash Assets
- Stock or marketable securities
- Real estate
- Business interests
- Farm commodities
- Life insurance
- IRA charitable rollover (for donors ages 70 ½ and above)
- Tangible personal property
Benefits of Giving Non-Cash Assets
- Tax-wise. Receive a fair market value deduction at the time of your gift and avoid tax liability on the sale of appreciated assets.
- Eliminate hassles. Give assets that you no longer need or want to manage (such as rental properties of vacation homes) for the benefit of Westminster Seminary California.
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Can I give real estate I no longer need or want to manage to Westminister Seminary California (WSC)?
Can I give a gift to Westminster Seminary California (WSC) from my IRA?
What are the benefits to giving stock, real estate or other non-cash assets to WSC?
What’s my deadline for making an end-of-year IRA gift to WSC?
I’d like to make a gift of real estate to WSC. Is there anything I should consider before doing so?
How can I determine what is the most tax-efficient way for me to give to WSC?
Request your free copy of “Smart and Powerful Giving: Increase Your Impact through Planned Gifts.”