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Are cash contributions made to Alcoholics Anonymous deduct

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Are cash contributions made to Alcoholics Anonymous deductible?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Lev replied 7 years ago.

There are several organizations that match the name "Alcoholics Anonymous"

The IRS provides online Version of Publication 78 to search for eligible charities -


Here are search results -


If you made cash contribution to any of listed organization - your contribution is deductible.


Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I indicated in my question that I was not looking to pay for an answer, suggesting if you replied you wouldn't expect payment. The option was there not to answer. I am sorry if I was not clear. I am a CPA and this was not a complicated question. I had an my own interpretion but didn't find anything explicit, so I was looking for confirmation.

I fear you may feel cheated, which was not my intent. I hope this is understandable.
Expert:  Lev replied 7 years ago.

This system relies on the honor system and accepting responses is how the Experts that spend time answering you get paid. However, if none of the responses are acceptable to you, you don't have to accept them.

You are absolutely clear and I am not feeling as being cheated.

I wish you the best.


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