Gym memberships

A church member owns a gym and would like to give memberships to our pastoral staff, they want me to show this as a donation for tax purposes. Is this permissible?

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Jul 31, 2015
Gym Memberships
by: Lewis in NC

Depending on the policy by your church as to how and where to record noncash donations, a good suggestion might be to send a letter acknowledging the gift of gym memberships to the clergy. Do not put a value on the letter, then whether the owner of the gym can use this as a tax donation then becomes his red wagon to pull.

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