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Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Charities often hold auctions to raise money for their organization. All of the money collected from bidders to purchase items is then given to the specific cause of the organization. Some people may wonder whether or not their bids constitute as a charitable donation and how that affects income tax. In order to seek an income tax deduction for charity auction items, you need to understand fair market value and keep a record of your purchases. It is also important to understand the tax implications for donating items to a charity auction and how to keep records of your donations.

Monday, October 26th, 2015

When it comes to a charity auction, many people wonder if auction items are tax deductible. Donations and winnings are both tax deductible at a charity auction. However, as a donor or winner of charity auction items, it is beneficial to understand tax deduction regulations regarding donating items and winning items. It is also important to understand how to document items donated to or won from a charity auction.