A Bequest in Your Will

Your gift can be as little or as much as you want after remembering family and friends. Any small amount can make a difference! Decide the type of gift you wish to leave. The main types include;

1. Residual


The remainder of your estate after considering your loved ones.

2. Percentage of Estate

A gift expressed as a percentage of your estate.

3. A specific Gift

A specific gift which can be money, property or stocks and shares.

4. Whole Estate


This comprises your entire estate and is usually left by those without beneficiaries or those wanting to achieve something very significant.

We suggest you talk this over with your family. This will help them understand why this gift is important.

Talk to you solicitor about the type of gift that best suits you and your estate. Gifts to charities are exempt from taxes.

Most common way to leave a gift in your will

Specific Bequest:

I leave to Cancer Care Western NSW Incorporated of 1582 Forest Road, Orange NSW, ABN 88 995 371 685 Charitable Fund Number 20279 (An amount of (xxxxx) OR description(s) of item(s) to be gifted) for the general purposes of the said charity and I direct that the receipt of the Treasurer or any other duly authorised officer shall be a sufficient discharge to my Executors.