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Best Charitable Gifts to Make in 2018

With the introduction of tax reform this year, you may be looking at your finances and wondering how you can continue to be charitable. There are many ways you can make a difference at Palm Springs Art Museum while enjoying financial benefits for yourself.

Here are some smart ways to give in 2018:

  • Donate appreciated stock: With the stock market at or near all-time highs, give your appreciated stocks to a nonprofit like Palm Springs Art Museum and eliminate capital gains tax.
  • Name us as a beneficiary of retirement plan assets: These assets remain taxable when distributed to a loved one but are tax-free when given to a nonprofit.
  • Give from your IRA (if age 70½ or older): Regardless of whether you itemize your taxes, this gift helps you fulfill your required minimum distribution and is not considered taxable income.
  • Gifts of real estate: Many real estate markets are enjoying gains. Appreciated real estate may be subject to capital gains tax unless donated to charity or transferred to a charitable trust.

Talk With Your Tax Professional

Please consult with your tax or financial advisors to determine the best charitable giving strategies for you.

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We Can Help

We are so grateful for your generosity. Please contact David Hodges at dhodges@psmuseum.org or 760-322-4885  to discuss how your gift can help further our mission.

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Palm Springs Art Museum:
Closed Monday
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday / 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Annenberg box office open Wednesday – Friday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

(760) 322-4800

Palm Desert:
Closed Monday
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday / 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday / 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday / 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(760) 346-5600

Architecture and Design Center:
Closed Monday and Tuesday
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday / 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday / 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

(760) 423-5260

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