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The current tax reform proposals would result in 28 million people losing their tax incentive to give to charities. Some provisions in the current proposal could result in $13.1 billion less in giving each year.* This will damage the very fabric of the charitable sector and our communities.

Raise your voice and tell your member of Congress to fight for charities by expanding the charitable giving tax benefits to all Americans.

 

*Estimate from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy report “Tax Policy and Charitable Giving Results”. May 2017. https://www.independentsector.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/tax-policy-charitable-giving-finalmay2017-1.pdf 


Why the charitable deduction should be available for all taxpayers

Currently, Americans can reduce their taxes by giving to charities. This is called the charitable deduction. The charitable deduction is only available to itemizers. Under the current proposals, only 5% of Americans are expected to itemize their taxes. It's time for all American taxpayers to have access to the charitable deduction.  Watch the video and take action above.