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Video: Federal Gift Tax Law
Note: The content of this video applies only to taxes prepared before 2011. It is included here for reference only. The federal gift tax law imposes taxes on large gifts that exceed a certain amount. Find out how you can avoid paying gift tax with information from TurboTax in this video on annual tax filing. Read more…

How Do Tax Deductions Work When Donating a Car?
Donating your car to charity can result in significant tax savings if you include it in your charitable contribution deduction. However, doing a little planning will ensure that you maximize the tax savings of your donation. Read more…

What Is the IRS Form 8283?
If the combined value of all property you donate is more than $500, you must prepare IRS Form 8283. Read more…

Video: Does the IRS Allow Deductions for Donated Work?
The IRS allows you to claim a tax deduction for some out-of-pocket expenses you accrue when volunteering your time. Find out if the IRS allows deductions for your donated work with help from TurboTax in this video clip. Read more…

Charitable Contributions
Learn how to get the biggest tax savings when making charitable contributions of cash or checks, household goods, cars or appreciated property. Read more…


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