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 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 Form 1040, Schedule A, Itemized Deductions PDF Form 8283, Noncash Charitable Contributions PDF Related Publications Publication 526, Charitable Contributions - Detailed guidance Tools Can I Deduct My Charitable Contributions?