Claiming the Fair Market Value for your Car Donation
There has been some substantial changes in the IRS requirements for those who make car donations to claim the Fair Market Value of the vehicle. Just to recap these changes: As of January 1st, 2005 those who make a charitable vehicle donation which is subsequently sold by the charity can claim...
Deaf Evacuee Reunited!
  "She was suffering from all sorts of things she was dehydrated, she was dizzy and not in a very good way altogether, and because she was deaf it was hard to communicate with her. So Topaz started talking to her and they brought in another interpreter and together they established that she...
News from the George R Brown Center
“After spending time at the Houston Astrodome helping the evacuees, our team of two adults and four teens went to the George R. Brown Convention Center where the most recent evacuees had arrived.” For the complete story, click on the picture or follow this link: News from the George R Brown...
Day One at the Astrodome
"My wife, Topaz, and I were the first volunteers from The Family International to have access to the evacuees at the Astrodome. We entered the Astrodome on the 4th floor and we looked down and all we could see was a sea of green cots with people on them..." For complete story, click on picture or...
Hurricane Katrina Relief!
Find out more about how Activated Ministries is actively working with missionaries of the Family International who are offering physical and spiritual assistance to the hurricane victims by visiting here: Katrina Relief.
Outreach Sponsorship Program: FestiNino
Your car donation to Donate a Car 2 Charity helped to fund the FestiNino project in Monterrey, Mexico: FestiNino, a beautiful project sponsored for 12,000 children from the poorest districts of Monterrey, Mexico was held on Dec. 20, 2004 in the Monterrey Arena. This included children from...
Car Donation: 94 Jeep Cherokee
A 1994 Jeep Cherokee with 200 k miles and in fair condition sold at auction for $1550. So the owner was able to claim a tax deduction of $1550 for donating his vehicle to charity.
New Tax Laws for Car Donations
The JOBS bill (HR 4520) which was signed into law in October 2004 places new restrictions on car donations to charity that you should be aware of if you would like to claim a tax deduction for your car donation. Here are some helpful links that explain the new legislation. IRS Publication on Car...
Fair Market Value Deduction
Question: Can I deduct the fair market value when I donate my car to charity? I want to donate my 1996 Plymouth Grand Voyager with 100,000 miles and it's in pretty good shape -- why can't I get the fair market value deduction on it? Answer: The IRS is still making decisions on some of the...
Welcome to the Donate a Car 2 Charity Blog!
Hi! -- and Welcome to our Donate a Car 2 Charity Web Log -- where you can ask questions and get answers about the car donation process, the new tax laws that apply when you donate your car, what you might expect to receive as a tax-write-off from your donated vehicle... and much more! There have...

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