Allows a specific asset (stocks, bonds, real estate), an amount of money, or a percentage of the estate to be given.
I give to the King County Library System Foundation ____% of my estate.
I give to the King County Library System Foundation $____ or ____ property.
Residuary bequest leaves the remainder of your estate to King County Library System Foundation once all outright bequests have been made.
All the residue or ____% of my estate, including real and personal property, I give to King County Library System Foundation.
Contingent bequest allows the King County Library System Foundation to receive a distribution from the estate if, and only if, one or more of the named beneficiaries does not survive.
I give to King County Library System Foundation $____ if, and only if, my primary beneficiary does not survive me.
If you prefer to designate your bequest to a specific program or community library, please contact us so that you are assured that the KCLS Foundation can fulfill your wishes for your legacy gift.
The information on this website is not intended as legal, tax, or investment advice. Consult your professional legal and tax advisors about the consequences of a gift to your particular situation. We encourage you to discuss your philanthropic plans with family members so that they may participate in your decision-making and understand the objectives of your legacy plans.
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The information in this Web site is not intended as legal advice. For legal advice, please consult an attorney. Figures cited in examples are for hypothetical purposes only and are subject to change. References to estate and income tax include federal taxes only. Individual state taxes and/or state law may impact your results.