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Subject:  Donating inherited property Date:  2/9/2009  1:24 AM
Author:  Bob78164 Number:  104378 of 127616

My late mother-in-law had clothes, scooters, and other personal items that (I am informed) easily qualify as being in at least "good used" condition. My wife and her sister, the only beneficiaries of her estate, are tentatively planning to donate some of this property to charity.

Are my wife and her sister entitled to charitable deductions for the fair market value of the property donated? What documentation, if any, is either necessary or advisable? Is there anything else we should know?

Thanks in advance. --Bob
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