charitable contributions

Charitable Contribution Documentation

Approximately 30% of annual charitable giving in the US occurs in December. As we enter the giving season, make sure you have the proper documentation to substantiate a gift for tax deduction purposes. For all contributions of $250 or more, you must have a contemporaneous written acknowledgment (“CWA”) from the organization.  A CWA must include…
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The CARE Act

On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the CARES Act. The rollout of certain relief provisions like the SBA loan program for wage, rents and utilities may take several weeks to be up and running. Again, with the regular caveat that things are moving fast, here is a list of the CARES Act provisions that we believe to be particularly applicable to small business owners and individual taxpayers: