Legacy Gift Planning
A legacy gift is a planned future gift that designates some part of an individual’s estate as a donation to a non-profit organization. Legacy gifts enable individuals to create a meaningful philanthropic legacy by making a direct impact on the causes important to them.
ACBSP Non-Profit Designation
The ACBSP is a 501c6 organization which is a different designation for the Internal Revenue Service than a 501c3 organization.
The 501c6 organization is still considered a non-profit tax exempt organization. These types of non-profit organizations are not used for “charitable” purposes, so gifts to them are not tax deductible to the donor. This distinction may or may not make a difference for your estate plan.
Charitable contributions are often used by those subject to estate tax to reduce their taxable estate to the point where the estate tax does not apply.
As of January 2020, the Federal Estate Tax lifetime exemption amount is $11.58 million per donor. State tax exemption amounts vary state by state.
Federal and state tax laws do change periodically. You may wish to consult with your financial or legal advisor for details on tax implications with regards to your estate plan.
Why We Give
If your affiliation with the ACBSP has been meaningful and contributory to the success and satisfaction of your career as a sports credentialed Chiropractor, you may have the desire to create a Legacy Gift on behalf of the ACBSP.
You might choose to designate your Legacy Gift toward:
- The ACBSP General Fund to support operational costs
- Symposium and Continuing Education Fund
- Scholarship Fund
- Non-specific Legacy Gift to the ACBSP
Ways of Giving
1. Will or Living Trust Bequests
Create a Legacy Gift With Your Will or Trust. A donation in your will or living trust, called a bequest, allows you to support the ACBSP without parting with assets today. Some advantages include:
- Simple to set up
- Can be changed at anytime
- Provides professional affiliation acknowledgement, gratitude and support
With regard to Legacy Giving as a bequest through your estate plan, seek the advice of your financial or legal advisor.
If you already have an estate plan, you do not need to re-write your will and trust to add a legacy gift to the ACBSP. You can add a legacy gift to the ACBSP by designating a codicil to your will or an amendment to your trust.
If you periodically revise your estate plan leading to an amendment to your will and trust, this would be a convenient time to consider including a legacy gift to the ACBSP.
A bequest to the ACBSP can be a cash gift but can also be non-monetary in the form of stocks, bonds, personal property, or real property.
If you include the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians in your estate plan, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal name: American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
Federal tax ID number: 42-1496010
Located: 3210 E Woodmen Rd, Suite 100, Office 3
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80920
2. Beneficiary Designations
Not everyone wants to commit to making a gift in their will or trust. Some prefer the increased flexibility that a beneficiary designation provides by using:
- IRAs and retirement plans
- Life insurance policies
- Commercial annuities
It only takes (3) simple steps to make this type of gift. Here’s how to name the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians as a beneficiary:
- Contact your retirement plan administrator, insurance company, bank or financial institution for a change-of-beneficiary form.
- Decide what percentage (1 to 100) you would like the ACBSP to receive and name the ACBSP, along with the percentage you chose, on the beneficiary form.
- Return the completed form to your plan administrator, insurance company, bank or financial institution.
Your Gift Matters
Generosity comes in many forms.
Thank you for thinking of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians as a part of the charitable legacy giving within your estate plan.
Your gift will help the ACBSP continue to promote the highest standards of excellence and clinical competence for Chiropractors specializing in Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness.