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I donate to a number of charities. And they all give me receipts except for one, my church. I go to a large church, and they only give year end tax receipts for individual donations over $250 at a time. But if you donate, say, $50/week for the whole year, for a total of $2600, you don't get a receipt, ever. This makes me nervous. I do always donate by check. But should I be worried about my tax deduction?
Are cancelled checks, which I would have to order from my bank, good enough for an IRS auditor?

I think (?) that the law says that the law says only individual donations of $250 at a time need be recorded by the charity. But this is the first church I have heard of not giving tax receipts to everyone.


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