Volunteers for Charities – Tax Tips

Aug 15, 2016 | IRS Tax Tips, Non-Profit Accounting, RECENT POST

If you volunteer for a charitable organization and you itemize your deductions, here are some tips to keep in mind:

  • Keep track of your mileage, date, and purpose of the trip.  The IRS allows you to deduct 14 cents per mile.
  • You can also deduct parking fees if applicable.
  • There are also deductions for other expenses incurred while volunteering such as the cost of stamps for a fund-raising mailing, or ingredients for making cookies for a bake sale fund raiser or for your religious organization.


If you have any questions about this or any other tax questions, please give us a call at 928-778-0079.


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