Gifts of Stocks and Bonds
Donating appreciated securities, including stocks or bonds, is an easy and tax-effective way for you to make a gift to KCTS 9.
Benefits of gifts of stocks and bonds
- Avoid paying capital gains tax on the sale of appreciated stock
- Receive a charitable income tax deduction
- Further our mission today
How to make a gift of stocks and bonds
Making a stock gift to KCTS 9 is easy! Simply follow these steps to facilitate the transfer of shares:
- Provide your broker with the following information:
Broker: Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
DTC Number: 0141
Account Number: 34489364 - KCTS Television
- Remind your broker to include your name, contact information, and any special instructions for use of the gift with your transfer.
By electronic transfer - Please contact us for instructions on how you can transfer stock or bonds from your brokerage or investment account to KCTS 9.
By certified mail - If you hold securities in certificate form, you will need to mail two envelopes separately to complete your gift. In the first envelope, place the unsigned stock certificate(s). In the other envelope, include a signed stock power for each certificate. You may obtain this power from your broker or bank. Please remember to use certified mail.
More on gifts of stocks and bonds
There are special rules for valuing a gift of stock. The value of a charitable gift of stock is determined by taking the mean between the high and low stock price on the date of the gift. Mutual fund shares are valued using the closing price for the fund on the date of the gift.
Contact us with information about the type of stock you're giving and number of shares, as well as any special considerations you may have.