Gifting made easy

With a Path2College 529 Plan, anyone can make a gift contribution to your child’s college education. From grandparents and other family members to friends and neighbors, everyone can help your child reach their goals.

529 fact:

Contributions can make a great gift for special occasions like birthdays or holidays.


Ugift offers a convenient way to give, receive and make special contribution requests. Log in to your account to begin.

Giving a gift by mail

You can also send and receive gifts by U.S. mail. Simply download
the Additional Contribution Form and follow the simple steps.

Legacy and estate planning

Gifting larger amounts to a 529 account is a unique opportunity to support your loved one’s college education and contribute to your personal investments.

How do 529 plans work for legacy and estate planning?

For the tax year 20232024:

  • There’s no federal gift tax on contributions you make up to $17,000$18,000 per year if you’re a single filer, or $34,000$36,000 if you’re filing jointly.
  • You can accelerate your gifting with a lump sum gift of $85,000$90,000 for single filers or $170,000$180,000 for joint filers and pro-rate the gift over five years per the federal gift tax exclusion.
  • You can gift this amount to as many individuals or beneficiaries as you like, free from gift tax.

What are the federal estate and gift tax benefits?

Contributions to a Path2College 529 account may help reduce the taxable value of your estate.

Are there state tax benefits for giving to a Path2College 529 Plan account?

Georgia taxpayer gifts may be eligible for the Georgia state income tax deduction.1

More to explore

  • Explore our plan

    Learn more about eligibility and all the qualifying expenses a Path2College 529 account can cover.

    How our 529 works
  • Find your fit

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