Cash vs Stock Calculator

Giving stock could be more beneficial to you than giving cash. Calculate your personal illustration below!

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1. What is your effective income tax rate for your state? Note: some states do not give a charitable deduction. So leave this 0 if it is your case.
2. What is your effective tax rate for capital gains for your state?

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Bequests left to Defenders are crucial to our ability to protect imperiled species and their habitats for generations to come. Have you included Defenders in your will or other estate plans?