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Giving Options for Life Income Arrangements

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Q: What kinds of gifts can I give in exchange for life income payments?

A. Surprisingly, there a variety gifts you can give in exchange for payments for life – everything from cash, publicly traded appreciated stock, real estate that has grown in value, farm machinery that is paid for and depreciated, and commodities such as grains, fruits or even livestock.

If you have an asset you might like to contribute for a gift that pays you income for life, contact us at 888.448.3040 or email We would be happy to provide you with a personalized proposal illustrating the tax benefits and your payment stream.