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Gifts of Appreciated Property

Gifts of appreciated property can allow you to save on taxes in three ways:

  • Through the charitable deduction for the market value at the time the gift is made
  • The avoidance of capital gains tax
  • The removal of the asset from your estate while providing the Shakespeare Theatre Company with the full market value as of the date of the gift.

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.