Taxpayers who donate to charity should check out the IRS’ resources to become aware of the tax regulations. Below are the top 6 IRS resources for taxpayers making donations:

This tool can be used by taxpayers to find out if the organization they have contributed to qualifies as a charitable organization for income tax deductions. » Learn more

This publication explains how taxpayers can claim a deduction for charitable contributions and discusses the types of organizations qualified to receive contributions, how much you can deduct, what records you must keep, and how to report charitable contributions. » Learn more

This publication helps donors and appraisers determine the fair market value of property donated to qualified organizations. » Learn more

Noncash charitable contributions when the amount of the deduction for all noncash gifts is more than $500 needs to be reported on Form 8283. » Learn more

Schedule A is used by taxpayers to figure out itemized deductions. » Learn more

Find out the answer to these frequently asked questions on qualified charitable distributions such as: What is a qualified charitable distribution and How do I report a qualified charitable distribution on my income tax return? » Learn more

Donated to a charity this year? Make sure to claim a deduction on your tax return if you donated to a qualified organization. Please feel free to contact our experts for questions.


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