Did you know that giving to Heifer makes the world a better place AND can give you a break on your taxes? Make your gift before midnight on December 31st to ease your 2016 tax burden!
Here's how it works:
1. Give to a qualified charity, like Heifer International for example!
2. Give by December 31st if you want it to count for 2016! Charitable donations are deductible in the year they were made.
3. Keep the receipt! When you donate to Heifer, you will receive both an email confirmation and an acknowledgement letter through snail-mail. You don't have to submit the documentation with your tax return, but make sure you hang on to both because you need to be ready to provide it at audit.
4. Itemize your deductions on your tax return. To deduct a charitable contribution, you must file Form 1040 and itemize deductions on Schedule A.
Give now, before time runs out!