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I am a retired full ordained Deacon. I worked for the Archdiocese of L.A. for 25 years, I am now retired. I continue to serve at my local parish on a regular schedule on weekends, Masses, Baptisms, etc. What am I allowed to claim as donated "time". All scheduled and documented?
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Customer: Prior to my retirement I did all of these ministries I was on the payroll, now I do these ministries without pay, can I do these as donations?
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HelloIRS does not allow you to assign a value to your time for charitable donation purposes. The IRS allows you to claim a tax deduction for some out-of-pocket expenses you accrue when volunteering your time. The value of your time is never deductible as a charitable contribution.However, if the charity requires you to wear a special uniform when volunteering or you have to pay to park your car in a garage, these types of expenses can be applied to your charitable deduction for the year.You are required to click a positive rating if I am to be credited with the response.You have to actively click on a rating and click submit. Smiley Faces or Stars.
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