TAX INSIGHT pp 309-314 | Cite as

Charitable Contributions

It Pays to Be Kind
  • M. Casey Murdock


Congress wants to encourage charitable giving because it benefits the country in so many ways. To that end, the tax code allows contributions to qualified charities to be deducted from your tax return as an itemized deduction. In fact, the tax code is so encouraging of charitable giving that it provides a rare “double-dip” opportunity in which you can get two tax reductions for the price of one.


Charitable Contribution Charitable Organization Qualified Charity Deductible Amount Adjustable Gross Income 
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© M. Casey Murdock 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Casey Murdock
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  1. 1.CAUSA

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