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Important 2013 Tax Receipt Information

To ensure that you receive a 2013 tax receipt for your year-end gift, please be advised of the following deadlines:

Gifts by Check

All gifts made by check must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service by December 31, 2013.

Gifts by Credit Card

• Making a gift online: To make a gift online, please visit Credit card gifts online must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, December 31 for 2013 tax credit.  IRS regulations mark the official date of your gift as the date the transaction is completed, which is noted on your final confirmation. Credit card gifts received after 11:59:59 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, December 31, cannot be credited to the 2013 tax year.

• Making a gift by telephone: Please call 212-854-2680 before 5 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, to provide your credit card information. 

• Making a gift by mail: The information must be received by Columbia Law School no later than Monday, December 30, to be processed before the end of the 2013 tax year. 

If you are not sure that your credit card gift information will reach Columbia Law School by December 30, please consider making your gift online or calling us at 212-854-2680, to ensure that your gift is credited to the 2013 tax year. 

Gifts of Securities

To make a gift of securities, please visit  Receipts for gifts of securities reflect the date the securities are received in our brokerage account. The deadline for receipt of 2013 gifts of securities is December 31, 2013. Please be sure to allow enough time for securities to be transferred.

Wire (EFT) Transfers

To make a gift by wire transfer, please call 212-854-2680 by 4 p.m. on Monday, December 30, for instructions, and to ensure that your gift is received by December 31.

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