Charitable Remainder Annuity Trusts
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How it works

You transfer cash, securities or other appreciated property into a trust.

The trust makes fixed annual payments to you or to beneficiaries you name.

When the trust terminates, the remainder passes to the University of Pittsburgh.

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  • You receive an immediate income tax deduction for a portion of your contribution to the annuity trust.
  • You pay no upfront capital gains tax on any appreciated assets you donate.
  • You or your designated income beneficiaries receive stable, predictable income for life or a term of years.
  • You have the satisfaction of making a significant gift that benefits you now and the University of Pittsburgh later.

For more information

Email us, complete the personal illustration form, or call us at 1-800-817-8943 so that we can assist you through every step of the process.