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Charitable Lead Trust

Lead Trust Diagram

How It Works

  • You contribute securities or other appreciated assets to a charitable lead trust.
  • The trust is managed by the financial institution of your choice.
  • The trust makes fixed annual payments to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., for a period of time.
  • When the trust terminates, the remaining principal is paid to your heirs.

Benefits

  • Income payments to us for a term of years reduce the ultimate tax cost of transferring an asset to your heirs. 
  • The amount and term of the payments to Planned Parenthood can be set so as to reduce or even eliminate transfer taxes due when the principal reverts to your heirs.
  • All appreciation that takes place in the trust goes tax-free to the individuals named in your trust.

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Please contact us so that we can assist you through every step of the process.

Questions and Answers

Will I be able to claim an income tax deduction when I set up my charitable lead trust (CLT)?

Can I name my grandchildren as beneficiaries of my charitable lead trust?

How long will my charitable lead trust last?