2014 - Reading and booking signing of Turning Leaves,
written by local writer George Heiring, illustrated by
local artist Gail Vail
2019 - Smiles all around from Board of Directors members at the June Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting
are some reminders and tax strategies that can benefit you now at year-end, even if
you have already made a gift this year. To see a tax break for this year (when you itemize deductions on your
income tax returns), make sure your gift is received and/or processed before
Checks: Send your gift via U.S. Postal Service with a postmark on or before December 31. (Our address is P.O. Box 3429, Eatonton, Georgia 31024)
- Donate appreciated stock: With the stock market at or near
all-time highs, gifting
appreciated stocks will avoid capital gains tax. Initiate a transfer as soon as possible by contacting Pat Ware at Wells Fargo Advisors at 706-453-2663.
Plans: You can name a nonprofit such as Georgia
Writers Museum as a beneficiary of your retirement plan assets. These are taxable if distributed to a loved
one but are tax-free when given to a nonprofit.
from your IRA if you are age 70½ or older: This
gift helps fulfill your required minimum distribution and is not considered
Be sure to consult with your tax professional or financial advisor to determine the best charitable giving strategies for you.