Stocks or Securities
Gifts of securities (stocks, bonds, mutual funds) enable you to make a big difference to ensuring that environmental protection is enshrined in law; at the same time, you will realize great tax savings.
In 2006 the federal government eliminated capital gains tax on publicly traded stocks and securities when they are donated to a registered charity. If you sell your appreciated securities, you will incur capital gains tax; if you donate them directly, you will eliminate the capital gains tax AND you will be issued a donation receipt for their fair market value at the time we receive the securities.
This means donating the securities to West Coast provides greater tax benefits than giving cash - and it’s just as easy.
Click here for West Coast Environmental Law’s Securities Transfer Form.
For more information, please contact us:
By Email: Lucy Hough, Director of Development
By Phone: 1-800-330-9235 (in BC) or 604-601-2509 (in Metro Vancouver)
By Mail or Fax: click here for a printable form (PDF). Fax your form to 604-684-1312
Security and Accountability
Click here to learn how we’ll protect your privacy, the safety and security of online giving and our commitment to our donor’s to be BC’s legal champion for the environment.
West Coast Environmental Law Research Foundation is a registered Canadian charity BN/Reg #11929 2415 RR0001.