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1040s Publication 526 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Future Developments What's New Reminders IntroductionOrdering forms and publications. 1040s Tax questions. 1040s Useful Items - You may want to see: Future Developments For the latest information about developments related to Publication 526 (such as legislation enacted after we release it), go to www. 1040s irs. 1040s gov/pub526. 1040s What's New Limit on itemized deductions. 1040s  For 2013, you may have to reduce the total amount of certain itemized deductions, including charitable contributions, if your adjusted gross income is more than: $150,000 if married filing separately, $250,000 if single, $275,000 if head of household, or $300,000 if married filing jointly or qualifying widow(er). 1040s For more information and a worksheet, see the instructions for Schedule A (Form 1040). 1040s Reminders Disaster relief. 1040s  You can deduct contributions for flood relief, hurricane relief, or other disaster relief to a qualified organization (defined under Organizations That Qualify To Receive Deductible Contributions ). 1040s However, you cannot deduct contributions earmarked for relief of a particular individual or family. 1040s Publication 3833, Disaster Relief: Providing Assistance through Charitable Organizations, has more information about disaster relief, including how to establish a new charitable organization. 1040s You can also find more information on IRS. 1040s gov. 1040s Enter “disaster relief” in the search box. 1040s Photographs of missing children. 1040s  The IRS is a proud partner with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 1040s Photographs of missing children selected by the Center may appear in this publication on pages that would otherwise be blank. 1040s You can help bring these children home by looking at the photographs and calling 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678) if you recognize a child. 1040s Introduction This publication explains how to claim a deduction for your charitable contributions. 1040s It discusses the types of organizations to which you can make deductible charitable contributions and the types of contributions you can deduct. 1040s It also discusses how much you can deduct, what records you must keep, and how to report charitable contributions. 1040s A charitable contribution is a donation or gift to, or for the use of, a qualified organization. 1040s It is voluntary and is made without getting, or expecting to get, anything of equal value. 1040s Qualified organizations. 1040s   Qualified organizations include nonprofit groups that are religious, charitable, educational, scientific, or literary in purpose, or that work to prevent cruelty to children or animals. 1040s You will find descriptions of these organizations under Organizations That Qualify To Receive Deductible Contributions . 1040s Form 1040 required. 1040s   To deduct a charitable contribution, you must file Form 1040 and itemize deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040). 1040s The amount of your deduction may be limited if certain rules and limits explained in this publication apply to you. 1040s Comments and suggestions. 1040s   We welcome your comments about this publication and your suggestions for future editions. 1040s   You can write to us at the following address: Internal Revenue Service Tax Forms and Publications Division 1111 Constitution Ave. 1040s NW, IR-6526 Washington, DC 20224   We respond to many letters by telephone. 1040s Therefore, it would be helpful if you would include your daytime phone number, including the area code, in your correspondence. 1040s   You can send your comments from www. 1040s irs. 1040s gov/formspubs/. 1040s Click on “More Information” and then on “Comment on Tax Forms and Publications. 1040s ”   Although we cannot respond individually to each comment received, we do appreciate your feedback and will consider your comments as we revise our tax products. 1040s Ordering forms and publications. 1040s   Visit www. 1040s irs. 1040s gov/formspubs/ to download forms and publications, call 1-800-TAX-FORM (1-800-829-3676), or write to the address below and receive a response within 10 days after your request is received. 1040s Internal Revenue Service 1201 N. 1040s Mitsubishi Motorway Bloomington, IL 61705-6613 Tax questions. 1040s   If you have a tax question, check the information available on IRS. 1040s gov or call 1-800-829-1040. 1040s We cannot answer tax questions sent to either of the above addresses. 1040s Useful Items - You may want to see: Publication 561 Determining the Value of Donated Property Form (and Instructions) Schedule A (Form 1040) Itemized Deductions 8283 Noncash Charitable Contributions  See How To Get Tax Help near the end of this publication for information about getting these publications and forms. 1040s Table 1. 1040s Examples of Charitable Contributions—A Quick Check Use the following lists for a quick check of whether you can deduct a contribution. 1040s See the rest of this publication for more information and additional rules and limits that may apply. 1040s Deductible As Charitable Contributions Not Deductible As Charitable Contributions Money or property you give to: Money or property you give to: Churches, synagogues, temples, mosques, and other religious organizations  Federal, state, and local governments, if your contribution is solely for public purposes (for example, a gift to reduce the public debt or maintain a public park)  Nonprofit schools and hospitals  The Salvation Army, American Red Cross, CARE, Goodwill Industries, United Way, Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of America, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, etc. 1040s   War veterans' groups    Expenses paid for a student living with you, sponsored by a qualified organization  Out-of-pocket expenses when you serve a qualified organization as a volunteer Civic leagues, social and sports clubs, labor unions, and chambers of commerce  Foreign organizations (except certain Canadian, Israeli, and Mexican charities)  Groups that are run for personal profit  Groups whose purpose is to lobby for law changes  Homeowners' associations  Individuals  Political groups or candidates for public office    Cost of raffle, bingo, or lottery tickets  Dues, fees, or bills paid to country clubs, lodges, fraternal orders, or similar groups  Tuition  Value of your time or services  Value of blood given to a blood bank   Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications

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1040s Publication 597 - Introductory Material Table of Contents Introduction Introduction This publication provides information on the income tax treaty between the United States and Canada. 1040s It discusses a number of treaty provisions that often apply to U. 1040s S. 1040s citizens or residents who may be liable for Canadian tax. 1040s Treaty provisions are generally reciprocal (the same rules apply to both treaty countries). 1040s Therefore, a Canadian resident who receives income from the United States may refer to this publication to see if a treaty provision may affect the tax to be paid to the United States. 1040s This publication does not deal with Canadian income tax laws; nor does it provide Canada's interpretation of treaty articles, definitions, or specific terms not defined in the treaty itself. 1040s The United States—Canada income tax treaty was signed on September 26, 1980. 1040s It has been amended by five protocols, the most recent of which generally became effective January 1, 2009. 1040s In this publication, the term “article” refers to the particular article of the treaty, as amended. 1040s Prev  Up  Next   Home   More Online Publications