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Deducting Charitable Contributions at a Glance


Charitable contributions to qualified organizations may be deductible if you itemize deductions on Form 1040, Schedule A, Itemized Deductions (PDF). To see if the organization you have contributed to qualifies as a charitable organization for income tax deductions, use Exempt Organizations Select Check.

More Information

Tax Topic 506 - Charitable Contributions

Related Forms

Form 1040, Schedule A, Itemized Deductions (PDF)

Form 8283, Noncash Charitable Contributions (PDF)

Related Publications

Publication 17, Your Federal Income Tax - Chapter 24, Contributions - Essential guidance

Publication 526, Charitable Contributions - Detailed guidance


Can I Deduct My Charitable Contributions?

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 25-Jan-2016