You might be surprised to learn that donating stocks or mutual funds can actually have a greater tax benefit than simply making a donation with a check or credit card. The reason? Donating appreciated stock, instead of selling the stock and donating the proceeds, can allow Cookson Hills donors to avoid thousands of dollars in capital gains tax. Stocks and Mutual Funds are easy to donate.
You can help hurting children by making a donation from part of your 401k, 403b, IRA, pension, or other tax deferred plan. In addition, this form of given can often hold greater tax benefits than making a cash donation. We can provide you with more information about the advantages and options for giving from your retirement plan.
There are so many ways you can give and bless the ministry of Cookson Hills. Donating property is a great way to impact children’s lives at Cookson and receive some unique tax advantages at the same time. You are even able to designate your primary residence as a gift to the ministry and still live in it for the rest of your life. This donation arrangement has some tax savings that you may be able to take advantage more than once.
To learn more about any of these topics, please contact us.