Federal Tax, Tax

Beware of Scams When Donating to Charity This Holiday Season

Many taxpayers ramp up their charitable giving towards year-end, to support causes they care about and possibly secure a tax deduction. Before you give, the IRS reminds taxpayers to verify that the organizations they give to are legitimate and tax-exempt. You can use the IRS Tax Exempt Organization Search tool to find out the status of a charity. If you give, ask for a donation receipt and keep an eye on your bank and credit card statements to ensure donation amounts are accurate. Scam artists are in search of prey, but even more so in the wake of a series of recent disasters. To protect yourself from would-be thieves and learn their tactics, click here: https://bit.ly/3rkkjyK. Contact the Cg Team with questions. © 2023