Planned Giving

Make a donation to Providence Health & Services, or volunteer to support health care programs and services in Western Montana hospitals and clinics, like Providence St. Patrick Hospital and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center.

Impact Providence Montana Health Foundation today and tomorrow

  • Your charitable gift will provide vital support for our projects, activities and goals
  • You can enjoy immediate or deferred tax benefits for you and your family
  • Your contribution will influence the well-being of others far into the future
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Bargain Sale

Do you have property that you would like to sell? Are you looking for a strategy to reduce your income taxes? A bargain sale might be the right strategy for you.

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Benefits of a bargain sale

  • Avoid capital gains tax on your charitable gift
  • Receive a tax deduction that will reduce your tax bill this year
  • Take the cash received from the sale and reinvest it to create future income, save for retirement, buy new property or achieve other financial goals
  • Help Providence Montana Health Foundation further our important charitable work

How a bargain sale works

  1. You sell Providence Montana Health Foundation your property for a price less than fair market value.
  2. You receive cash from the sale.
  3. You can take a charitable deduction for the value of your gift which is the difference between the fair market value of the property less the sale price.
  4. While you may owe some tax on the sale proceeds you receive from Providence Montana Health Foundation, the charitable deduction from your gift could offset some, most or all of your capital gains taxes associated with the sale.

More on bargain sales

A bargain sale may be accomplished even if you have a mortgage on your property. Because relief from indebtedness can have tax implications, please consult with your tax advisor prior to completing a gift of a bargain sale.

Contact us

If you have any questions about a bargain sale, please contact us. We would be happy to assist you and answer any questions you might have.

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