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On taxes if I take the standard deduction can I still take a deduction for a 20000 dollar to a charity
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Using the standard deduction is a choice. If you choose to use the standard deduction instead of itemizing then you do not get to also claim charitable gifts.

Gifts to charity are listed on the Schedule A when you itemize.

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