When you support TAL through your will (bequest) or with another kind of planned gift, you reinforce your commitment to our community's homeless and neglected animals. Supporting a local charity this way can make a huge impact in saving lives in your own backyard for generations to come.
When leaving TAL in your will, you can designate a specific dollar amount, a percentage of your estate, or a portion of the residual of your estate, whichever is best for your circumstances. However because of inflation, leaving a percentage of your estate will have a greater impact on our charity than a flat rate. To leave TAL in your will, simply direct your attorney to use this language:
“I give and bequeath the sum of $ __ (or, ___ percentage of my estate) to the Texarkana Animal League, an Arkansas nonprofit corporation (federal ID # 75-2437557).”
All bequests pass to TAL free of estate taxes and lower the overall size of your estate for tax purposes.
If you would like to leave TAL in your will but need assistance, TAL has financial advisors and attorneys who are willing to work with potential donors.