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Can't help on the other stuff but...

When DH and I donated a car (last year) the charity mailed us paperwork to document the contribution, including the blue-book printout. However, I also hopped online and printed out some classifieds for similar-sounding vehicles (same year, general features and condition, make and model) to document what cars like ours were selling for (OK, OK, being advertised at) in our area. Easy to do and cannot hurt if you ever need to document the value.

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