Land Donor fund

The temple is searching for the right land in the right location according to the vastu principles.The donor will be called “sthaladata” (land donor). In the vedic scriptures, giving land for the temple is a very auspicious deed in one’s life. These land donors’ names will be displayed in the temple’s main hall as a showing of our gratitude to the donors. These names will be there for as long as the temple exists. We request you to please donate generously for this cause. You can make these donations via check, credit card or by donating stocks also.  The donation made in this category will only be used for this purpose. All donations are tax deductible as law permits.

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Donating Appreciated Securities to Support SKT
While donating cash is the simplest and fastest method for many, the Vedic Spiritual Center (Sri Siva Kameswari Temple – SKT) allows you to make a new Donations with appreciated securities. Gifts of stock can provide you with potential tax advantages while supporting the Activities of SKT. If you have appreciated securities that have been held for at least one year, you can bypass the capital gains tax by donating them to SKT, while still getting the full tax benefit of the value of the stock you transfer.
Example:
Samir wants to donate $50,000 to SKT. After comparing the cash versus stock option, he learns that he will have tax savings of $6,000 with a gift of stock.
Donate Cash
Cost = $50,000
Donate Appreciated Stock
Original cost of stock = $10,000
Current value of stock = $50,000
Capital gains tax saving = 15% capital gains rate * $40,000 gain = $6,000 tax savings
Cost after-tax-savings = $44,000 (Note: For capital gains tax savings, stock must be held by donor for at least year prior to donation)
How Do I Donate Appreciated Securities?
The process is simple! Provide your stockbroker with the stock name and number of shares you would like to contribute, along with SKT’s account information below:
Firm Name:
DTC #:
For the benefit of
Then contact —- at ——— or email Info@sivakameswari.org who will confirm when your order has been successfully completed.
Important Notes
The information on this form is not intended to represent legal or tax advice or to substitute for such advice. Individuals should consult with their financial advisor and/or accountant on all legal and tax matters.

SKT retains the right to sell the securities after they have been transferred into our account.
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Given the surge in COVID19 cases, the temple will follow shelter in place till Sept 30th,2020 Temple priests will continue to perform Nitya Pujas, and all pujas will be broadcast LIVE. Temple won’t be open for devotees to physically come into the temple. However, all ONLINE pujas and ONLINE priest services continue to be available.

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