Spring Literary Luncheon with Luis Alberto Urrea
Tickets are now available for the Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library Spring Literary Luncheon on May 11th at the Wisconsin Club!
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Considering a donation of bitcoin to benefit Milwaukee Public Library Foundation?
Before you sell bitcoin and donate the after-tax proceeds, consider donating your bitcoin directly to Milwaukee Public Library Foundation. This simple process will provide two significant benefits for you and the library:
- Your tax deduction will be equal to the fair market value of the donated bitcoin as determined by a qualified appraisal. (Fair market value of the bitcoin, as determined by an independent qualified appraiser must be reported to the IRS by the donor on IRS Form 8283.)
- Your gift will be larger because instead of paying capital gains taxes, the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation will receive the full value of your contribution.
Donating bitcoin directly to Milwaukee Public Library Foundation provides donors the opportunity to recommend how the contribution is used by the library. Prospective donors are urged to consult their personal tax and financial advisors concerning such a gift. We would be please to discuss, in confidence, ways in which you may support Milwaukee Public Library Foundation. Please contact: Patricia Swanson, Director of Philanthropy, Milwaukee Public Library Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Make a Gift of Stock
If you have securities that have appreciated in value, please consider giving those shares to support Milwaukee Public Library Foundation.
To donate a stock gift, we advise that you contact your financial institution/broker and use the institution’s stock transfer form. The Milwaukee Public Library Foundation’s tax ID # is 39-1610233.