Giving donations to a charitable cause is a noble act of kindness. And you are also likely well aware that as with donating to charity during your lifetime, dedicating a portion of your estate to a charitable cause can reduce the taxable value of your estate. But it doesn’t end here. You may be surprised to learn about the numerous benefits available when you incorporate charitable giving into your estate plan. Learn more here!
It is important to act as soon as possible and implement these four-year end—and other—year-end tax-saving strategies to lock in your savings and save your family thousands of dollars on your 2019 tax bill. Grabbing these opportunities before they vanish for good helps you get closer to your financial goals. Here are some tax-saving strategies should you consider at the end of 2019.
Selling your appreciated assets will not give you as many tax and income benefits as a Charitable Remainder Trust (CRT) will. Don’t sell your assets when there are better options for you such as a CRT, where you will save yourself from income and estate taxes but still have a lifetime income for yourself and your family. Learn here about how donating to a Charitable Remainder Trust will benefit you as well as how it works and the different options available.