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I haven't been specific the first time I posed this question, so allow me to ask again: what is the maximum amount that my husband and I (filing a joint return) can contribute yearly to charity and which would be completely deductible from our taxes?

Since your income puts you in the reduced itemized deductions category, you'll never get full benefit of your charitable contributions. Ignoring that, most contributions are "50%" contributions, meaning you're limited to half your AGI. There are some contributions that are limited to 30% or 20% of AGI. Details are in Publication 526.

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