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Deducting Contributions to Haitian Earthquake Relief on Your 2009 Return
Following the disastrous earthquake in Haiti on January 12, 2010, an overwhelming number of taxpayers have made generous cash contributions to the relief effort. Here's what you need to know about claiming credit for these contributions on your 2009 tax return. Read more…

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…

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…

Which Charitable Contributions are Tax Deductible? [Infographic]
For giving money, goods, or property to certain types of organizations, the IRS allows you to take a tax deduction. Only donations to groups defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code are eligible. Read more…

Video: IRS Rules for Charitable Giving
Most donations to places of worship, international relief organizations and war veterans groups are tax-deductible. Learn the IRS rules for charitable contributions, what qualifies and what doesn't. Read more…

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