Gifts of Stock and Appreciated Assets

Appreciated mutual fund shares, bonds, or stocks that you have owned for more than one year can be transferred to Imani Christian Academy, where the school sells your securities and the proceeds benefit the students.

Benefits include an immediate income tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities on the date of transfer and you do not have to pay capital gains tax on the transfer once the stock is sold.

Gifts of Life Insurance

By designated Imani as the beneficiary of an existing life insurance policy, you part with nothing during your lifetime.

Your life insurance policy may be a great asset with which to make a charitable donation, If you have a policy that is no longer needed for its originally intended purpose.

Gifts from Your Will or Trust (Bequests)

You can provide Imani with a charitable gift by including a bequest provision in you will or revocable trust.

While your assets remain in your control during your lifetime, your bequest can be designed for a specific purpose at the school, and can ultimately result in considerable estate tax savings.

Gifts of Real Estate

Property such as your personal residences, undeveloped property, commercial buildings, or farms may be transferred by deed with no liability for income or estate taxes on the appreciation.

When the property is deeded to a non-profit organization like Imani Christian Academy, you do not have to pay capital gains tax on the appreciated property and the gift provides a charitable tax deduction for the full fair market value of the property.

Gifts of Personal Property

Tangible personal property includes jewelry, artwork, antiques and other physical objects that can be held, displayed and ultimately sold to benefit the school.

Dependent on the appraised value of your donation, you will receive an immediate income tax deduction and pay no capital gains tax.

Retirement Plan Gifts

You can designate Imani as the beneficiary of all or a portion of your retirement plan, including gifts of IRAs, 401(k)s, or other qualified plans.

By leaving your retirement account to Imani, you can avoid both income and tax levied on the residue left in your account.

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