Charitable Remainder Trust
Solutions for Large Donations
If you have built a sizable estate and also are looking for ways to receive reliable payments, consider a charitable remainder trust. At the end of the trust term, the balance in the trust goes to Cleveland University-Kansas City.
These types of gifts may offer you tax benefits and the option for income. There are two ways to receive payments and each has its own benefits:
The annuity trust pays you, each year, the same dollar amount you choose at the start. Your payments stay the same, regardless of fluctuations in trust investments.
The unitrust pays you, each year, a variable amount based on a fixed percentage of the fair market value of the trust assets. The amount of your payments is redetermined annually. If the value of the trust increases, so do your payments. If the value decreases, however, so will your payments.
An Example of How It Works
Bill, 75, wants to make a gift to the Foundation but would also like more income in the future. Bill creates a charitable remainder unitrust with annual lifetime payments to his equal to 6 percent of the fair market value of the trust assets as revalued annually. He funds the trust with assets valued at $500,000.
Bill receives $30,000 the first year from the trust. Subsequent payment amounts vary each year depending on the annual valuations of the trust assets. He is eligible for a federal income tax charitable deduction of $276,880* in the year he creates and funds the trust. This deduction saves Bill $88,602 in his 32 percent tax bracket.
*Based on annual payments and a 3.2 percent charitable midterm federal rate. Deductions and calculations will vary depending on your personal circumstances.
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- Contact Amy J. Piersol at 913.234.0617 or firstname.lastname@example.org to talk about supporting the Foundation by setting up a charitable remainder trust.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include the Foundation in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Cleveland College Foundation Fund, Inc.
Address: 10850 Lowell Ave. Overland Park, KS 66210
Federal Tax ID Number: 43-1822649
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