Memorial Sloan Kettering

A Lifetime of Benefits

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At the end of the trust term, the remaining trust assets move to MSK, and your contribution is available to outsmart cancer. When a charitable remainder trust is funded, you are usually eligible for a tax deduction. These trusts are attractive because they may help you defer or eliminate an up-front capital gains tax. Depending on your circumstances, the trust may offer a better financial benefit than if you held onto assets or sold them outright. YOUR IMPACT MSK is the world leader in cancer research, education, and care, and our visionary donors make this possible. Your gift to MSK can support the work of gifted researchers and clinicians who share with you a mission to outsmart cancer. options described in this material are appropriate for your individual circumstances. Trust Tips • Most charitable remainder trusts are funded with a substantial contribution of $250,000 or more. • Your payments are based on a percentage of the trust's value. Most individuals choose a payout rate in the 5% to 7% range. • To ensure that your trust is structured properly, it should be drafted and reviewed by your estate planning attorney.

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