Taxpayers who itemize deductions at tax time can still deduct qualified charitable donations to tax-exempt organizations. But before you donate, the IRS warns, verify that the recipient is tax-exempt. For that purpose, the IRS has created a tool that lets people obtain information about tax-exempt status. The tool, called the Tax Exempt Organization Search, can be accessed using smartphones and tablets. Among other things, it informs taxpayers whether an organization can receive tax-deductible contributions. Here’s the link. © 2019

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“Tax Exempt Organization Search | Internal Revenue Service.” Tax Exempt Organization Search | Internal Revenue Service. April 23, 2019. Accessed April 29, 2019.