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Subject:  Re: 529 State Tax Deduction Audit Date:  7/28/2005  3:40 PM
Author:  irasmilo Number:  80141 of 132184

Why am I thinking that a check isn't good enough - you need a receipt from the charity that meets certain specifications ? A few jobs ago, I dealt with fundraising data and it seems like particularly at the end of the year, there were date concerns - check, postmark, receipt.

Contributions in excess of $250 require a receipt from the charity in addition to the check. Having just the receipt from the charity isn't sufficient for the IRS either.

Ira
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