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Tax Tips: Giving Gifts to Charity

Posted on Dec 10, 2015 in San Diego Lawyer, Tax Season, Taxes | Comments Off on Tax Tips: Giving Gifts to Charity

Tax Tips: Gifts to Charity Tax Tips for Charitable Giving You must itemize your deductions in order to claim donations to charity. Give to qualified charities: You cannot deduct donations to charities not found on the IRS Select Check tool. Check it out here before you donate. You can deduct gifts to churches, synagogues, temples, mosques and government agencies, even if the Select Check tool does not list them. Keep records: You must have a bank record or written statement from the charity in order to deduct gift money on your tax return. Gifts of money include those made by cash, check,...

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