Discover a Truly Significant Gift
If you have built up a sizable estate and are also looking for ways to receive reliable payments, you may want to check out the advantages of setting up a charitable remainder trust. It's one way to provide a truly significant gift to Mayo Clinic and help us set a new world standard in care.
Benefits of a charitable remainder trust include:
- Potential for a partial charitable income tax deduction
- Potential for increased income
- Up-front capital gains tax avoidance
There are two ways to receive payments with charitable remainder trusts:
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.