Tax Deductible Bequest Language

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To make a bequest that qualifies for federal estate tax charitable deduction, you may direct your gift to the Women Voters of California Education Fund (LWVCEF). The tax ID# of the League of Women Voters of California Education Fund is 68-0061260.

I give to the League of Women Voters of California a California Education Fund, with its principal offices at 921 Eleventh Street, Suite 700, California, Sacramento 95814, [all (or ____ percent) of my residuary estate or [the sum of $_______ ] to be used for its general purposes.

Tax Note: An estate tax charitable deduction may not be relevant for people whose estates are worth less than the federal estate tax exemption amount. Under current law, through 2025, the federal exemption is temporarily set at $11,400,000 for individuals and $22,800,000 for a married couple, subject to indexing. In 23026, the exemption reverts to $5,000,000 for individuals and $10,000,000 for a married couple, subject to cumulative indexing from 2012 forward. You should consult your own qualified financial and legal advisors to learn how the laws apply in your particular circumstances.

Learn more about the distinction between the League of Women Voters of California and League of Women Voters of California Education Fund.

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Please note: This information is not intended as tax or legal advice. We recommend that you consult with your legal and financial advisors to learn how a gift would work in your circumstances. Laws and regulations governing all contributions and availability of individual life income gifts vary by state.