Charitable Deduction | Federal

Take Action on the Charitable Deduction


Below are resources on the charitable deduction and suggestions of how you can help to protect it.

Video: The Charitable Deduction :: Loophole or Lifeline?

**Although ACR is a partner in assisting others to take action, including the makers of this video, ACR did not produce, nor owns this video.

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What You Can Do

Protect the Charitable Deduction

The Alliance for Charitable Reform is a strong opponent of limitations or caps to the charitable deduction.  During these fiscal cliff negotiations, proposals to cap or limit the charitable deduction have been a looming threat.  Our position is unambiguous – limits on the charitable deduction would reduce charitable giving and create increased burdens on charitable organizations and the constituents they serve.

ACR urges you to contact your Members of Congress and voice your concern over proposals to limit the deduction.  With charities already stretched thin and so many of our friends and neighbors in need, now is not the time to be doing anything that could reduce giving.

Make your voice heard. Here’s how…

5 minutes

  • Call the White House (202-456-1111), Speaker (202-225-0600), and your members of Congress: House / Senate and tell them:
    • Charities are already stretched thin and now is not the time to be doing anything that could reduce giving.  Please oppose any cap or limitation to the charitable deduction.
    • Leave your name, city/state, contact information, and how the limitation would impact those you serve in your communities.
  • Share this video: The Charitable Deduction :: Loophole or Lifeline?

30 minutes
  • Call the White House (202-456-1111), Speaker (202-225-0600), and your members of Congress
  • Share this video: The Charitable Deduction :: Loophole or Lifeline?
  • Blog about the charitable deduction
  • Tweet your support for the charitable deduction to #protectgiving
  • Multiply the impact - Ask your friends and colleagues to: send emails to their representatives, promote your blog posting or blog themselves, tweet to #protectgiving

60 minutes
  • Call the White House (202-456-1111), Speaker (202-225-0600), and your members of Congress
  • Share this video: The Charitable Deduction :: Loophole or Lifeline?
  • Blog about the charitable deduction
  • Tweet your support for the charitable deduction to #protectgiving
  • Post to Facebook
  • Shoot a quick video on your phone or computer talking about your support for the charitable deduction and share it.
  • Multiply the impact - Ask your friends and colleagues to: send emails to their representatives, promote your blog posting or blog themselves, and tweet to #protectgiving
  • Write a letter to the editor of your local paper.

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