YEAR-END GIVING - NOW'S THE TIME TO MAKE YOUR IMPACT!

Your support each year directly impacts Idaho Public Television's mission - to harness the power of public media to encourage lifelong learning, connect communities and enrich lives. Now is the time to help fund the year to come by making a year-end gift! The following opportunities make it convenient to generously support Idaho Public Television as part of your year-end charitable giving.

If you would like your year-end donation to Idaho Public Television to qualify for a 2017 charitable tax deduction, the IRS requires that contributions are postmarked (if mailed USPS) or date stamped/processed (if using a credit card) by 11:59pm on December 31, 2017. Please consult with your tax advisor.

Click here to make a difference with your year-end gift!

TAX BENEFITS

As a 501c3 non-profit organization and an educational institution under the Idaho State Board of Education, gifts to Idaho Public Television not only qualify for Federal and State Deductions, but may qualify for expanded Idaho State Educational Tax Credit that help you save more when you give more! Check below for some examples and for more information; and remember, always consult your financial or tax advisor for your specific tax situation.

Idaho State Educational Tax Credit
Sample Contributions*


Contribution
Fed/State
Deduction
Educational
Tax Credit
NET
COST
$ 250 $ 57 $ 125 $ 68
$ 500 $ 112 $ 250 $ 138
$ 1,000 $ 224 $ 500 $ 276
$ 2,000 $ 448 $ 1,000 $ 552

*Based on federal income tax rate of 15% and Idaho state income tax rate of 7.4%. Idaho Educational Tax Credit allows a credit of 50% of the contribution up to a credit of $1,000 or 50% of taxable income for a married couple filing a joint return. Please consult with your tax adviser to learn how you can benefit from this credit.

GIFTS OF STOCK

Your gift of stock can help you and Idaho Public Television yield high returns for education, the arts, and culture for our community. Stock giving can also provide attractive tax savings; you may find that these benefits can help you increase your contribution.

  • IDAHO PUBLIC TELEVISION STOCK TRANSFER INFORMATION:
  • Friends of Idaho Public Television, Inc., a 501(c)(3) Status Non-Profit
  • Federal Tax ID Number: 82-0400218
  • Idaho Public Television's Broker: Charles Schwab
  • DTC Clearing Number: 0164, Code 40
  • Account Number: 8456-4506

Please make sure that you or your advisors contact Idaho Public Television when giving stock. It is important that we are informed what stock is being transferred, how many shares and, most importantly, donor name and address. This allows us to send an acknowledgment and tax receipt. Thank you!

IRA CHARITABLE ROLLOVER - Now Permanent

If you are at least 70½, you can now make tax-free gifts directly from your IRA to Idaho Public Television as a Qualified Charitable Distribution.

That way, your Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) won't be taxable income, but WILL make a difference!

Click here for more information on making a gift from your traditional or ROTH IRA.


For more information about transfers of stock, IRA Charitable Rollovers, or any year end gift, Planned Giving or supporting the Friends of Idaho Public Television Endowment, please contact:


Shane Chariton
Major Giving Director, 208-373-7328

Jenifer Johnson
Director of Development, 208-373-7313



Questions? Please call member services at 1-800-543-6868 or 208-373-7220