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IRS Offers Tips for Year-End Giving

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service WASHINGTON — Individuals and businesses making contributions to charity should keep in mind several important tax law provisions that have taken effect in recent years. Some of these changes include the following: Special Charitable Contributions for Certain IRA Owners This provision, currently scheduled to expire at the end of […]

Contributions to Relief for Haitian Earthquake Victims

Many people may wish to contribute to relief funds for the victims of Haiti’s recent earthquake. Contributions to domestic, tax-exempt, charitable organizations that provide assistance to individuals in foreign lands qualify as tax-deductible contributions for federal income tax purposes, provided that the U.S. organization has full control and discretion over the uses of such funds. […]

Tips for Deducting Charitable Contributions

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service TT-2008-57 When preparing to file your federal tax return, don’t forget your contributions to charitable organizations. Your donations could add up to a sizeable tax deduction if you itemize on IRS Form 1040, Schedule A. Starting in 2007 to deduct any charitable donation of money, taxpayers must have a […]

Changes to Tax Laws in 2007

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service TT-2008-27 Taxpayers should be aware of important changes to the tax law before they complete their 2007 federal income tax forms. Here are some changes that may affect your return. AMT Exemption Increased for One Year. For tax-year 2007, Congress raised the alternative minimum tax exemption to $66,250 for […]