Do you have money saved in an employee retirement plan, IRA, 401(k), or tax-sheltered annuity? Each of these retirement plan assets contains income that has yet to be taxed. Your beneficiaries will owe the income tax at your death, totaling up to 35 percent, which may be reason enough to consider giving your loved ones less heavily taxed assets and leaving your retirement plan assets to charity instead. Naming PETA as the beneficiary of a retirement account means that PETA will receive 100 percent of your retirement plan proceeds free of all taxes. And, although the proceeds will be included in your gross estate, they will be completely deductible as a charitable gift.
If you are 70 ½ or older and have a traditional IRA or Roth IRA, there is a special opportunity to support PETA’s work before the end of the year. Read more here for additional information.
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.