Make a Gift in 3 Easy Steps
Besides leaving MICDS in your will or estate, another easy and popular way to make a planned gift is by designating the School as a beneficiary in your: IRA or other retirement plan, Life insurance policy, Commercial annuities. It only takes three simple steps to name MICDS 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 us to receive and name us, along with the percentage you chose, on the beneficiary form.
- Return the completed form to your plan administrator, insurance company, bank or financial institution.
An Example of How It Works
Robert and Carol treasure the financial help they've been able to give their children and MICDS over the years. The couple recently updated their will to leave stocks and real estate to their kids. They left MICDS a $75,000 IRA to be transferred following their lifetime. Because MICDS is tax-exempt, all $75,000 will help support our mission.
If Robert and Carol had left the IRA to their children, approximately $18,000* would have gone to pay federal income taxes—leaving only $57,000 for their family's use. Robert and Carol are happy knowing they are making the most of their hard-earned money thanks to their updated estate plan.
*Based on an assumption of a 24 percent marginal income tax bracket.
- Contact Amy Dove at 314-995-7372 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on beneficiary designations and how they can help support MICDS with our mission.
- Talk to your financial or legal advisor to learn which assets will or will not trigger taxable income when paid to a beneficiary.
- If you name MICDS in your plans, please use our legal name and federal tax ID.
Legal Name: Mary Institute and Saint Louis Country Day School
Address: 101 North Warson Road, Saint Louis, Missouri 63124
Federal Tax ID Number: Please contact us for our federal tax ID number.
Information contained herein was accurate at the time of posting. The information on this website is not intended as legal or tax advice. For such advice, please consult an attorney or tax advisor. Figures cited in any examples are for illustrative purposes only. References to tax rates include federal taxes only and are subject to change. State law may further impact your individual results. Annuities are subject to regulation by the State of California. Payments under such agreements, however, are not protected or otherwise guaranteed by any government agency or the California Life and Health Insurance Guarantee Association. A charitable gift annuity is not regulated by the Oklahoma Insurance Department and is not protected by a guaranty association affiliated with the Oklahoma Insurance Department. Charitable gift annuities are not regulated by and are not under the jurisdiction of the South Dakota Division of Insurance.