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What it is:

A bequest is a gift of property by Will. It allows donors to make a generous future gift to a charity that will benefit the whole community. Bequests can be made through outright gifts of cash, through pledges to contribute certain amounts over stipulated periods, or through a testamentary trust.


  • flexibility—you can change your Will at any time
  • a value tax credit for your estate on your final tax return

How it Works:

  1. Determine which charity you wish to include in your Will.
  2. Discuss your intentions with your immediate family.
  3. With the assistance of your lawyer, revise your Will with a general or specific bequest clause to include the charity

 Further Info:   

If you are considering a charitable bequest, we recommend you speak to a representative of the charity and obtain professional advice from a qualified lawyer.

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2020-09-23 13:15:55 America/Toronto -04:00   https://giveconfidently.ca/ways-to-give/bequests/