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Charitable Lead Trust

Create a trust that pays a fixed or variable income to the Shakespeare Theatre Company for a set period of time, after which the assets then pass to your beneficiaries.  The longer the term of the trust and the greater the amount of the payments to the Theatre, the larger your charitable deduction.  A charitable lead trust can allow you to significantly reduce or even eliminate the gift and estate taxes on the value of the assets used to fund the trust. 

Click here to request more information or call Amy Gardner, Associate Director of Development at 202.608.6332.

Federal Tax Information

Your lawyer may ask you for some essential tax information about the Shakespeare Theatre Company.  The Theatre's full legal name is “The Shakespeare Theatre,” and we are incorporated under the laws of the District of Columbia.  The Theatre is a public charity exempt from income, gift and estate taxes under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Its federal tax identification number is 52-1405988.