Diocese of Saskatoon

Estate Planning

Personal And Estate Planning Considerations In Charitable Giving

Donation Option Minimum amount required Can you revoke the giftDo you  get income or use during lifetime? Subject to probate Charitable tax credit available?When can charity use gift?
Outright gift now of cash or property None  No No No  Now Immediately
Bequest under Will None  Yes, by changing your Will prior to death Yes Yes  After death in your final tax return or return for the preceding year After Death
RRSP/RRIF None  Yes, by changing your beneficary election prior to your death 
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