For a fresh estate plan, take these six steps:
Planned gifts, also called legacy or estate gifts, are a crucial source of future funding that enables PETA to plan and carry out the best possible programs to save animals. And you do not need a great deal of wealth to make a difference—every dollar means an extra chance for an animal in need! Remembering animals in such an enduring way is quite possibly the most powerful gift that a person can make to stop animal suffering.
Want to learn more? Use our estate planning tools to get started on making sure that you have implemented the most important elements of a solid estate plan. If you’re not sure how to get started, answer a few simple questions and we’ll point you down the right path. Or check out Popular Ways to Give as well as More Ways to Give for information on how you can make animals a part of your legacy. You may also be interested in gifts that provide income and explore the features and tax benefits that appeal most to you and best fit your individual needs. To receive more information about any of these options, submit this form; we would be happy to help answer your questions.
If you already have a plan in mind, use our easy gift calculator to estimate your tax deduction and other financial benefits. You can also contact us for more information. When you are ready to list PETA as a beneficiary in your will or of your retirement plan or financial account, be sure to use this recommended legal bequest language and PETA’s tax identification number.
If you are remembering PETA in your will, trust, life insurance policy, and/or other planned gift, thank you! Please let us know―we would be honored to welcome you into our Augustus Club, which is dedicated to those of our members who have remembered animals and PETA in their estate plans. We will work hard to carry forward your legacy of compassion for animals.
Your estate plan represents your beliefs, your compassion, and your legacy―our philanthropic specialists can assist you in designing a long-term gift to fit your desires and help give animals a future.
We strongly suggest that you consult with your attorney or other independent professional advisor to ensure that your plans are in compliance with all applicable laws.
If enacted, the IRA Charitable Rollover benefits those 70½ and older who want to transfer up to $100,000 tax-free from their IRA to PETA.
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