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If you made a tax-deductible donation of $250 or more to a charity last year, you'll also need an acknowledgment letter from the charity before you can claim the charitable contribution on your federal income tax return. The IRS requires all tax-exempt organizations to send a written acknowledgment letter for any donation of $250 or more. The letter serves as proof of your donation and right to a tax deduction, and must contain the following information:
If you try to claim a donation to charity without proper acknowledgment or with an inadequate receipt, the IRS may deny the tax deduction. For the 2016 tax year, you should have received a written acknowledgment of all tax-deductible donations of $250 or more by January 31, 2017. If you have not, now is the time to pick up the phone and contact the charity so that you don't miss out on taking a deduction.