Tax Information for Contributors
A brief description of the disclosure and substantiation requirements for contributions to charitable organizations.
A publication discussing how to claim a deduction for charitable contributions.
Search for Charities
This online version of Publication 78, Cumulative List of Organizations, will tell you if an organization is exempt from federal taxation and, if so, how much of your contributions to that organization are tax deductible.
Testimony: Charitable Giving Problems and Best Practices
IR-2004-81 — Written statement of IRS Commissioner Mark W. Everson before the Committee on Finance, U.S. Senate.
Improper Deductions for Conservation Easements
The IRS may assess penalty excise tax and challenge the tax-exempt status of charitable organizations that participate in certain transactions with donors claiming improper deductions for conservation easements. Steven T. Miller, Commissioner, Tax Exempt and Government Entities, highlighted this initiative in a speech before the American Society of Appraisers.
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