With the end of 2015 rapidly approaching, the Development Office at Can Do Canines is available to help you with any year-end gifts. We want to ensure that you are able to take full advantage of available income tax charitable deductions in 2015. The following are requirements and recommendations:
1. Gifts made by check are complete upon delivery to our offices or upon mailing. To be treated as a gift made in 2015, any gift by check must be delivered to Can Do Canines offices by 4:00 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2015, or mailed to Can Do Canines no later than Dec. 31, 2015.
If you mail a check to Can Do Canines, please note that the envelope must be postmarked Dec. 31, 2015, or earlier, in order for Can Do Canines to acknowledge your gift as made in 2015. A check mailed after the last mail pick-up on Dec. 31 and postmarked Jan. 2, regardless of the date on the check, is considered a gift contributed in 2016.
2. Gifts made with a credit card are complete when the gift is charged. Thus, gifts made by credit card through the Can Do Canines secure online giving site must be completed no later than 11:55 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2015, to ensure that your contribution is made in 2015.
3. Credit card gifts will be accepted by phone (763-331-3000 x 152) during regular business hours (8:00 – 4:00) and can be made online anytime.
4. Gifts of securities should be initiated by mid December to ensure completion of the transaction by the end of the year. It is best to allow 10 business days.
Gifts of stocks and securities can easily be transferred to Can Do Canines account at UBS Financial. The information below should what your broker or agent needs to complete the transfer of stock or securities from your account to the Can Do Canines account.
Can Do Canines
Account: DTC-0221 LO-43009-95
Federal I.D. # 41-1594165
Contact: Molly Padmore