Giving and Tax Benefits

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Great tax benefits exist for our planned givers. Here are some of the gifts and associated benefits you should know about.

Charitable Lead Annuity Trust

Make a substantial gift to the American Red Cross in the form of fixed annual payments and pass assets to your family or other heirs at reduced tax cost.

Charitable Lead Unitrust

Make a substantial gift to the American Red Cross in the form of variable annual payments and pass assets to your family or other heirs at reduced tax cost.

Retained Life Estates

A retained life estate allows you to donate real estate to the Red Cross and receive an income tax deduction while retaining the right to live in your real estate for the rest of your life. The Red Cross will receive the property at the end of your lifetime.

Bargain Sale

Receive immediate cash and make a gift to the American Red Cross by selling to us a valuable asset, such as real estate, for less than it is worth.