Donate Shares Calculator

This Donate Shares calculator compares the tax advantage of donating shares as part of your charitable giving plans. Since there is no capital gains tax on donations of publicly listed securities, you may be better off donating shares directly to a charitable organization rather than first selling them and donating the proceeds.

Donating shares

Compare the difference between selling shares and donating the cash proceeds to donating the shares directly.

This Donate Shares calculator considers where you live, your taxable income, proceeds of the sale and the adjusted cost base. Donating securities is a tax-efficient way to donate to help the causes that are important to you.

Charitable Giving is an important part of tax and estate planning. Discover the many ways you can support organizations and the impact on your financial plan with these calculators:

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Companion Infographic

The Charitable Giving infographic works well as a companion piece to this calculator. The infographics highlights how supporting causes that are important to you is also good tax planning. Learn more about ways to support charitable organizations and the affect it may have on your taxes. 

Charitable Giving Infographic


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