The new tax law preserves the deduction for charitable contributions and even increases the cash contribution limit. However, it also reduces or eliminates many other itemized deductions and increases the standard deduction, which could have an indirect effect on your ability to claim a charitable deduction.

Cuts also are expected to programs that funnel tax money to nonprofits that provide services to the poor, such as housing assistance or health care. "There is a continuous need for the services that nonprofits provide," Heinen said, and organizations across the state are worried that there will be more people in need of services, "and fewer resources to provide them."

Despite predictions that the higher standard deduction for individuals and lower rates will result in decreased charitable contributions, churches and other nonprofits can still hope that the economic impact of the tax reductions, together with economic growth, will spur an increase in giving.

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Changes in federal income tax laws that take effect jan. 1 have some churches and other nonprofits concerned that donations will drop substantially while demand for services will increase.

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The new GOP tax reform bill would politicize churches. and other non-profits from outright endorsing political. as opposed to making a non-tax-deductible donation to a specific campaign..

Charity and New Tax Law A Commentary by Bruce A. Barkhauer Minister for Faith and Giving for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Is the tax deduction for charitable giving going to go away? To be honest we don’t know yet, and the idea of it going completely away seems unlikely based on what [.]

A new tax law could cost churches and other nonprofits a bundle. As in a billion dollars-just for offering free parking and other benefits to employees. Last year’s tax reform bill changed the law so for-profit businesses could no longer write off such benefits. Unfortunately, says Evangelical.

Giving to Charity: Strategies to Ensure a Tax and Human Benefit Under New Tax Law. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) went into effect on Jan. 1. It will take several years to figure out all of the winners and losers, but some of the obvious losers are universities, charities, churches and foundations. Basically, any organizations that offer a tax benefit for giving and, by extension, their donors.

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