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Subject:  Re: Charitable deduction question Date:  7/30/2013  5:00 PM
Author:  PSUEngineer Number:  118930 of 129668

- The emotional link to donated items, and therefore a mis-pricing of the value of the donated
items is where I was headed. I was putting a more diplomatic spin to the "getting rid of stuff
they don't want" angle.

So if I have a garage sale instead and then donate the cash to charity, I won't get snickered at by the tax professionals.

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