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The answer to your question is yes. Charitable donations to your church are tax deductible as an itemized deduction on schedule A of your personal tax return. Your personal checks will provide some evidence that you made the charitable donation, but you also need to get a receipt from your church showing how much was donated and stating that you did not receive any goods or services in return for your donation.

 

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