Tithing

by Paul Ingram
(Tulsa, Ok.)

Do you know where on the 1040a I put the amount I tithed to my church?


Thanks

Paul Ingram

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Apr 18, 2012
Not on 1040A
by: Anonymous in NC

Do not list tithes on IRS Tax form 1040A. That is called the short form; the only one shorter is the 1040EZ. One uses Tax form 1040 and attaches Schedule A when itemizing deductions; itemized deductions would include ones tithes on Schedule A, Section Charitable Gift, line 16. The total at the bottom of Sch. A should be more than your standard deduction for your filing classification (single, married filing jointly, married filing separately, etc.) to be to your advantage.

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