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but most i've seen don't say anything about partial-deduction.

they say something like <no prize means more money to do our good works>

...really curious what the law says.

i always take full deduction ,sometimes take the prize

We must be dealing with different organizations. Except for a university, which requests donations for the alumni magazine but mails it to everyone at no cost, the confirmation for the donations states a value for "donation gifts".
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