Re; Tax Questions
Paul S. Wolf (Paul.S.Wolf@ALUM.WPI.EDU)
Thu, 24 Sep 1998 12:22:53 -0400
Randy Storms wrote:
> Two tax questions:
> 1. Are donations made to an individual scout unit deductable?
Only if the Chartering Organization is an organization for which
donations are deductible (like a school, church, etc.) For example,
donations to a unit chartered to a Kiwanis Club would NOT be deductible
> 2. If so, can a Charter Organization take a deduction for donations
> made to it's own unit? I wonder because they are would essentially be
> giving money to themselves...
If the C.O. is eligible to recieve deductible contributions, there is no
need to "take deductions" as they don't pay taxes. If they aren't, then
the donation isn't deductible anyway.
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