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KingJr writes (in part):

I gave about $5,500 to church last year and I was planning to write it all off. But, I can live without writing if off, but it would be nice.

I reply:

If you gave the money in chunks of less than $250.00, you're fine. You only need a letter from the donee for any individual gift that was at least that amount. And for what it's worth, if an organization can't be bothered to track donations of that size or to provide necessary tax documentation, it wouldn't get any more of my money. --Bob
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