If you itemize, you can lower your income taxes simply by writing us a check. Gifts of cash are fully deductible––up to a maximum of 50% of your adjusted gross income.
For example, if your adjusted gross income for this year is $50,000, up to $25,000 of charitable gifts may be deducted this year. Any excess can generally be carried forward and deducted over as many as five subsequent years.
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