Charitable Contribution

Details of tax reform legislation revealed

The House Ways and Means Committee released draft tax reform legislation on Thursday. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1, incorporates many of the provisions [...]

How to Get More Mileage From Car Donation Tax Deductions

You may often hear ads on radio and TV touting top-dollar deductions for donating a used car or other vehicle to charity. But it's not always as simple as it [...]

End-of-Year Tactics for Charitable Deductions

Dec. 31, 2015, is the deadline for individuals who want to boost their deductions for charitable contributions with donations of appreciated properties – [...]

4 Steps To Maximize Your Charitable Giving Tax Break

For the 26% of taxpayers who itemize charitable deductions on their tax returns, keeping good records is a must, and Intuit’s TurboTax has a handy free [...]

What If A Taxpayer Doesn’t Have Receipts?

If you understand anything about our tax system, it's probably that you must have receipts. As a tax lawyer for the last 30 years, it seems like heresy to [...]

Year-end gifts to charity pay off at tax time

Each year as Dec. 31 draws near, Americans are bombarded by requests for donations. Many answer those solicitations, happily giving to their favorite [...]