Charitable Deductions: What You Need to Know

Charitable Deductions: What You Need to Know

  • Just because an organization is tax exempt doesn't mean that your donation is tax deductible
  • Hang on to receipts and canceled checks--they'll come in handy at tax time (and substantiation is required if you contribute cash or property worth $250 or more)
  • Make checks payable to the specific charity--avoid cash whenever possible
  • Never give personal information (e.g., your Social Security number) to a telephone solicitor
  • If you volunteer for a qualified charity, you may be able to deduct your travel expenses

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