Bequest Language and Tax ID
When making a bequest, it is important to name precisely the organizations you intend to benefit. By avoiding a common name for an organization, you ensure your donation reaches its intended beneficiary.
Share the sample bequest language for PETA with your estate planning attorney:
“I, [name], of [city, state ZIP], give, devise and bequeath to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc., federal tax identification number 52-1218336, with the permanent address of P.O. Box 42516, Washington, DC 20015, the sum of $_______ [or describe the real or personal property, or percentage of your estate] for its unrestricted use and purpose.”
PETA’s full legal name:
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Inc.
PETA’s permanent mailing address:
P.O. Box 42516, Washington, DC 20015
PETA’s federal tax identification number:
PETA is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. PETA accepts gifts of cash, securities, real estate, and personal property (including vehicles), as well as other assets.