Use the payment form to make a gift by check or credit card.
Any gift to the Foundation for Self Leadership can be made in honor or memory of a special person. The person being honored or the next-of-kin will receive notice that such a gift was made by you without reference to the gift amount.
Many companies offer a matching gift program that can multiply the amount of the gift at no cost to you. Check with your company’s human resources department to determine eligibility and obtain a matching gift application. Retirees, board members and spouses of employees may also be eligible.
There are several financial benefits to transferring appreciated securities: you receive the full current market value of the stock on the date of transfer; that amount is deductible on federal income tax returns; and you avoid capital gains.
If you have a traditional Individual Retirement Account, you must begin taking minimum required distributions once you reach the age of 70½ and these distributions are taxable at ordinary income rates.
If you don't want or need the money, you can distribute the minimum required amount as a charitable gift, in which case you avoid paying income tax on the distributions.
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