- make a one-time cash donation or spread out your donation over several years,
- include a gift as part of your retirement or estate-planning strategy;
- deduct your donations from your taxable income;
- designate the ICRC as a beneficiary on a whole life insurance policy;
- ask for a financial analysis to find the best option for you.
When you make a gift to the ICRC you can enjoy a tax deduction of up to 20% of your net income each year in most Swiss cantons. You can also get the tax deduction on your direct federal taxes. (If you pay tax in another country, please contact Marie-Jo Girod - details below - to find out if your donation is eligible for a tax deduction).
A gift can be built up over several years with a whole life insurance policy, guaranteeing that the capital will go to the ICRC during your lifetime or after your death. If the ICRC is named as an irrevocable beneficiary, you can take advantage of tax deductions.
- make a one-time cash donation or spread out your donation over several years;
- include your donations as part of your strategy for handing over business;
- designate the ICRC as a beneficiary on a whole life insurance policy in the name of the company owner (premiums deductible from taxable profit);
- deduct your donations from your company's taxable profit;
- ask for a detailed feasibility analysis specific to where your company is based.
Private companies can also plan to give to the ICRC and enjoy a 20% tax deduction on their net profit. (If you pay tax in another country, please contact Marie-Jo Girod - details below - to know if your donation is eligible for a tax deduction).
Planned giving also applies to medium-term arrangements by way of life insurance policies that pay out when the founder hands over the company or retires.