Charitable contributions to qualified organizations may be deductible if you itemize deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized DeductionsPDF. To see if the organization you have contributed to qualifies as a charitable organization for income tax deductions, use Tax Exempt Organization Search. Special $300 Tax Deduction The Internal Revenue Service has a special new provision that will allow more people to easily deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year, even if they don’t itemize. Following special tax law changes made earlier this year, cash donations of up to $300 made before December 31, 2020, are now deductible when people file their taxes in 2021. More Information Tax Topic 506, Charitable Contributions Related Forms Schedule A (Form 1040), Itemized DeductionsPDF Form 8283, Noncash Charitable ContributionsPDF Related Publications Publication 526, Charitable Contributions — Detailed guidance Tools Can I Deduct My Charitable Contributions?