Charitable Gift Annuity
Payments for Life
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There's a way for you to support Oakland Zoo 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, including a federal income tax charitable deduction when you itemize.
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An Example of How It Works
Dennis, 66, and Mary, 65, want to make a contribution to Oakland Zoo 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 4.3 percent, which means that they will receive $860 each year for the remainder of their lives. They're also eligible for a federal income tax charitable deduction of $6,745* when they itemize. Finally, they know that after their lifetimes, the remaining amount will be used to support our mission.
*Based on annual payments and a 3.2 percent charitable midterm federal rate. Deductions and calculations will vary depending on your personal circumstances.
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- Contact Sara Becker at (510) 632-9525, Ext. 188 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on charitable gift annuities or to chat more about the personal benefits of creating an annuity with Oakland Zoo.
- Seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
- If you include Oakland Zoo in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Conservation Society of California dba Oakland Zoo
Address: P.O. Box 5238, Oakland, CA 94605
Federal Tax ID Number: 94-1687847