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<< I made unexpected income last year and am looking to support orphanded children as deductions. If I contribute now can that be used for the tax due 4/25/2000? >>

It's due 4/17/2000, not 4/15/2000, which is what I presume you meant to type. (April 15 is on a Saturday this year.)

I applaud your charitable nature, but Uncle Sugar doesn't. The deadline for 1999 charitable contributions was 12/31/1999.

Phil Marti
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