Beth El – The Beaches Synagogue

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Donation of Stocks and Tax-free IRA Distributions

Beth El The Beaches Synagogue welcomes donations of appreciated stock and tax-free IRA distributions, and you may realize additional tax benefits by making your gifts to Beth El this way. Please contact your personal tax advisor for more information on the tax advantages of donating appreciated stock or making a distribution from your IRA.

Donations of Appreciated Stock

You can donate appreciated stock to Beth El The Beaches Synagogue and receive a tax deduction for the fair market value of the stock donated while paying no capital gains tax on the sale of the stock. The stock must have been owned for more than one year to deduct the fair market value of the stock, and the shares must be transferred in kind to CBE’s brokerage account to avoid capital gains tax.

Tax-Free IRA Distributions

If you are over age 70½, you can make a tax-free distribution from your IRA account to Beth
El. The distribution can be used to satisfy your required minimum distribution. Contact your IRA brokerage house for instructions on making a tax-free distribution.

Instructions for Donating Stock

To make your gift through a donation of appreciated stock, please give your stockbroker the following information.

Brokerage Office

Fidelity Investments

PO Box 770001

Cincinnati, OH 45277-0003

Account name: Beth El The Beaches Synagogue, Inc.

Fidelity Account #: Z40-202408

DTC Clearing: 0226

Please contact our office manager (office@bethelbeaches.org) in the synagogue office to let us know the following information so your donation can be properly identified when it is received by (Bank)

The name of the stock and the number of shares you are transferring

The date of your transfer

Your broker’s name and telephone number

How you want the donation applied (i.e., to the “Rabbi’s Legacy Initiative”)

Once we have received the stock transfer, we will provide you with a donation receipt for your tax records.

For more information or questions, please contact Gary Herzfeld, Treasurer (gherzfeld08@gmail.com)