An Option to Increase Charitable Giving and Reduce Current Taxes

Research Report

An Option to Increase Charitable Giving and Reduce Current Taxes

February 12, 2001

Abstract

Senior Fellow Eugene Steuerle explains why it makes sense to extend the charitable deduction to the time of filing a tax return, in much the same way as applies to deposits to individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and to certain pensions of self-employed persons (Keogh plans).

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