Charitable Gift Annuity
Gifts That Pay You Income
There's a way for you to support Murray State University and feel confident that you have dependable income in your retirement years. You can do this with a charitable gift annuity.
This type of donation can provide you with regular payments and allow us to further our work. You can also qualify for a variety of tax benefits depending on how you fund your gift.
If you fund your gift annuity with cash or appreciated property, you qualify for a federal income tax deduction if you itemize. In addition, you can minimize capital gains taxes when you fund your gift with appreciated property.
And now, you can fund your gift using your IRA assets. If you are 70½ and older, you can make a one-time election of up to $50,000 to fund a gift annuity. While your gift does not qualify for an income tax deduction, it does escape income tax liability on the transfer and count toward all or part of your required minimum distributions.
Gifts That Pay
Your payments depend on your age at the time of the donation. If you are younger than 60, we recommend that you learn more about your options and download this FREE guide Plan for Retirement With a Deferred Gift Annuity.
Payments for Life
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See How It Works
An Example of How It Works
Dennis, 66, and Mary, 65, want to make a contribution to Murray State University Foundation but they also want to ensure that they have dependable income during their retirement years. They establish a $20,000 charitable gift annuity.
Based on their ages, they will receive a payment rate of 4.8%, which means that they will receive $960 each year for the remainder of their lives. They're also eligible for a federal income tax charitable deduction of $7,649* when they itemize. Finally, they know that after their lifetimes, the remaining amount will be used to support our mission.
*Based on a 5.2% charitable midterm federal rate. Deductions and calculations will vary depending on your personal circumstances.
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- Contact Dr. David Durr, CFA, CFP® at 270-809-6912 or email@example.com for additional information on charitable gift annuities or to chat more about the personal benefits of creating an annuity with Murray State University Foundation.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include Murray State University Foundation in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Murray State University Foundation, Inc.
Address: Murray, KY
Federal Tax ID Number: 61-6053844