Charitable Donations to Victims of Terrorist Attacks
According to the IRS, for each contribution of $250 or more, you must obtain a written statement from the charity acknowledging the contribution amount and stating whether or not the charity provided you with goods or services in return for your contribution.
For contributions of less than $250, cancelled checks or credit card receipts are the best evidence.
Your tax preparer can help you determine if an organization is a qualified charity for which donations are tax deductible.
This daily Tax Tip has been provided by the Internal Revenue Service.