I accidently sent some irreplaceable items belonging to my dead mother in law to the salvation army charity shop yesterday. Does any one know if I am within my rights to claim them back? italian shoes
You can certainly ASK whether they still have them, but if they have already sold/binned them, there is nothing you can do about it – unless perhaps ask in the local paper whether the person who has bought them may be willing to let you have/buy them.
I heard once that for every so much given in charitable donations you can turn that amount into an exemption on your taxes. What is that amount?
To deduct a charitable contribution, you must file Form 1040 and itemize deductions on Schedule A.
Have a written communication from the organization containing the name of the organization, the date of the contribution and amount of the contribution
For more information on charitable contributions, refer to Form 8283 and its instructions, as well as Publication 526, Charitable Contributions. For information on determining value, refer to Publication 561, Determining the Value of Donated Property. These forms and publications are available at http://www.irs.gov by using the search box for each one or by calling 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).
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It’s not difficult to get that tax write-off and in this video we talk a bit about making a donation of a car.
What is the purpose of donating a car? Is it JUST for the tax deduction?
This video is about making a car donation, a trusted car donation place is very important.
Make sure to go with a trusted car donation organization to avoid getting caught in a scam or “fake” charity. You can also visit our site for more information on car donation and what to look out for. While looking at various charities, look for ones that are trustworthy and proven, like Rawhide.
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http://www.carshelpingamerica.org/ – Donate a car to the Charity of Your choice with Cars Helping America – Nation’s #1 Car Donation Program.
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I have put things outside before, but was wondering if they would come in to pick up furniture that I can’t put outside (too heavy for just me), I also have a dresser upstairs. And, are there things they won’t pick up like my queen size sofa sleeper or washer and dryer in the basement. I can’t call today, no one is answering.
Yes The Salvation Army will pick up most thing if they are in good condition. It’s best to try and contact a charity shop as opposed to an actual church but if you contact your local church they will give you all the details you need.
Although they might not pick up electronics because of certain restrictions that they have in place.
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This is a fund raising challenge for the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America
All money collected is a Donation to the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America
Please make your checks out to “Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America”
In the Memo line wrote Donation – Rose Mary Button Challenge
1) Because of the value of the quilt I will only complete this fund raiser if I raise 1000 or more
2) By Noon June 25th : Submit your pledge via private message to me here on You Tube
Send me the following
Your Pledge Amount
Your Full name and You Tube Name
You Mailing Address
You Email Address
Your phone Number
3) On June 25 th I will add up the pledges. IF I have raised $1,000 or more I will
send each of you an email with a link to submit your pledge on line or you can send me a check.
***If I have not I will cancel the pledge drive.
4) On June 30 th if I have collected $1000 or more in pledges I will announce the winner of the quilt on You Tube.
The person who pledges the highest amount ( an submits the payment by the dead line of June 30th ) will be the winner of the quilt.
5) In the case of two or more people making the exact same highest bid, I will put there names in a hat a draw a winner.
What Does Rose Mary get for participating in the Button Challenge”?
1) I already received my collectors addition Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America Button AND….
If I raise more Donations that other 15 people who are also taking the “Button Challenge” I will be named the winner of the challenge and
the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America will Name one of it’s Grants for Surgery after me.
Is you donation tax deductible?
The Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America has applied for tax exempt status and is awaiting IRS approval.
Once approved all donations will be deductible once approved.
If you want me to deposit your pledge even if I do not collect $1,000 please let me know when you send the check. all Donations can be made and sent to ( 11230 Gold Express Dr. Suite 310-409 Gold River,CA. 95670 )
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