Donate Stocks

Donating securities is possibly the smartest, most tax-wise way to give. This page provides all information to donate stock to Para Ti Global. If you have a question not answered below, please contact us here.

Why donate stocks

1. Donating securities is the most tax-wise way to give by eliminating the capital gains tax.

2. Donating stock maximizes your gift and your impact.

3. It is easier to donate stock than people think.

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How to donate stocks to Para Ti Global

Open the form below in order to donate stocks from your brokerage account to Para Ti Global.

It will provide all information and instructions you need to donate stock. Contact us here for help.

What is Para Ti Global's
Investment Policy

Para Ti Global's Investment Policy is to liquidate received stocks. For more information, download our policy below.

For more information about how Para Ti Global uses donations visit our Donation Information Page Here.

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The Benefits of Donating Stock

Donating securities is likely the smartest way to donate. Below are just a few reasons why.

It's smart tax-wise

When you donate stocks you do not have to pay capital gains taxes like you normally would if you sold the stock and made a profit. Furthermore, Stock donations are also tax deductible. That means that when you file your federal taxes, if you itemize deductions, you can deduct the donation from your taxable income. ​

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You give more

The maximum federal capital gains tax rate is 20 percent on long-term holdings. So by donating stocks instead of selling them and then giving the cash, you avoid these capital gains taxes and actually give more. For us, this means we are better able to help youth pursue their education.

But what if I don't want to change my portfolio?

You can always donate stock and then buy the same number of shares immediately after, so your portfolio stays the same. This is actually a great way to reset your "cost basis" because you eliminate all the capital gains on your previous shares. This means you save more in taxes if you decide to sell in the future to make a profit.

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