Are stock donations to charity tax deductible?
Appreciated securities are investments that have increased in value from the time they were purchased. Some individuals and households may be able to take advantage of IRS tax provisions to claim a charitable tax deduction for the full, fair market value of the securities, and you may avoid paying capital gains tax on the transfer.
A gift of stock made before December 31 of a calendar year may reduce your tax burden for the year you give. Your financial advisor can explain the possible tax benefits depending on whether the stock has appreciated or lost value since the time you acquired it.
Can I make a charity like St. Jude the beneficiary of stock in my will?
Yes, you can donate stock as part of your legacy. If you plan to make a bequest of stock to a non-profit like St. Jude, consult an estate planning attorney. Learn more about legacy giving at St. Jude.
How to donate stock to St. Jude
Please make sure your advisor or broker has the following wiring instructions:
- DTC ID #0226 for further credit to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Account #003-314773 at First Horizon Advisors.
Why St. Jude?
Families never receive a bill for treatment, travel, housing or food — so they can focus on helping their child live.
Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened in 1962. St. Jude won't stop until no child dies from cancer.
St. Jude shares its discoveries with doctors and scientists in your community and around the world, so every child saved at St. Jude means thousands more children are also saved.
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We are a tax-exempt, charitable institution listed in the Federal Internal Revenue Service Publication #78, "Cumulative List of Organizations," revised IRS Code 501(c)(3).
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Our Gift Planning department has a representative in your area who can provide further information or help you prepare the right questions to ask your financial advisor to determine what type of planned gift may be right for you. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call (800) 395-1087, or fill out the form below, and a St. Jude representative will contact you.