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I paid for maintaining my church website – Tax Question?

Question by : I paid for maintaining my church website – Tax Question?
I paid directly to the service provider in 2010, for maintaining my church website. Is this tax deductible ? If so should it come under itemized deductions ? Thank you in advance for your answer.
Addl Questions: Do any charity or Haiti foundation donations come under itemized?

Best answer:

Answer by Chas
You need a written receipt from the church for tax deductions.

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Is it legal for a church to distribute a paid political ad for/against a state amendment?

Question by doublewidemama: Is it legal for a church to distribute a paid political ad for/against a state amendment?
Is it legal for a church to distribute in their weekly bulletin at Sunday service a bulletin that has “paid political ad…” for/against a state amendment that is up for a vote?
Is it legal for the same church to post Christian Coalition of America on their website along with ValuesVoter link?
What are the church’s obligations as a tax-exempt organization as far as distribution of paid political ads and assocations with politcal groups?

Best answer:

Answer by FairTaxAdvocate
its perfectly legal, but yes they could lose their tax-exempt organization status. If ACORN does not lose their status then the church should be left alone.

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