Gifts Of Life Insurance

▼▼A most generous gift:

Life insurance’s primary goal is to protect our loved ones. In situations where life insurance has served its original purpose, it can be a wonderful and significant gift to Ghost Ranch.

▼▼Steps to Gift Insurance

  1. Request a designation form from your insurer.
  2. Name Ghost Ranch as owner and beneficiary of your paid-up life insurance policy (see table below for other strategies). When making Ghost Ranch owner and/or beneficiary of an insurance policy, please contact us to ensure your request is honored.
  3. You are eligible for a tax deduction for the cash value of the policy.
  4. Your generous gift of an existing insurance policy may be kept for future benefit or cashed in by Ghost Ranch .

Here are some other ways to make a gift of life insurance.

Insurance Options
GIFT OPTION TAX BENEFITS
Donate a paid-up policy Deduct the approximate cash-surrender value
Purchase a new life insurance policy Deduct the premiums if Ghost Ranch is named the owner
Donate a policy where you continue to pay premiums Deduct the approximate cash value and future premiums
Name Ghost Ranch as the beneficiary (primary, secondary or contingent) No immediate tax benefits available, but the asset is not included in your taxable estate

▼▼Next Steps

Contact us to talk more specifically about options and benefits:

Mary Martinez

Fund Development Coordinator
Telephone: 505.685.1005

Thank you for considering this gift!

The gift descriptions are for informational purposes and are not legal or tax advice. To ensure that this gift fits your particular circumstances and planning, please consult with your professional advisers.

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