Brief A New April 15: Make It a Day of Giving (Efficiently)
C. Eugene Steuerle
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President Barack Obama on January 22 signed into law a provision allowing charitable gifts made for Haiti relief during February and most of January 2010 to be deducted on 2009 federal tax returns. This noble sentiment would work a lot better if deductions were allowed for all giving made to qualified charities by April 15.
Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy Taxes and budgets
Policy Centers Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy