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Are military-charity donations tax deductible?

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In order for a donation to be tax deductible, it must be a nonprofit organization. A tax professional can help determine if the charity meets the requirements.

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Are military-charity donations tax deductible?
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Many religious and educational charities are tax deductible. The organization has to be approved by the IRS in order for a write off to be allowed. There is a limit on how much a person can right off when donating. No more than half of a person's income can be written off for donations. There must be proof when itemizing the deduction. A canceled check or receipt is enough proof in most cases. Items bought while volunteering can also be deducted.

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