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Tax Benefits for Donating Appreciated Stock

For certain charitably inclined taxpayers, donating appreciated stock to charity can be an excellent year-end tax planning strategy. This may be especially true if the stock is highly appreciated and you’d like to sell it but are worried about the tax liability.

Charitable Deductions

December’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserves the charitable deduction. But you still might find that you don’t enjoy the same tax benefits from charitable giving in 2018 as you do on your 2017 return.