how to receipt a land donation

by craig
(Lead hill AR USA)

Our church was donated land and the donor wants a receipt for tax deduction. Is this legal and if so what must the receipt contain?

Comments for how to receipt a land donation

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Feb 23, 2017
Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Receipting Land Donation
by: Bill OConnell

You should receipt the donation according to IRS Publication 561.

This pub is designed to help donors and appraisers determine the value of property (other than cash) that is given to qualified organizations, and information you must have to support the charitable contribution deduction you claim on your return.

Pub 561 is available on the IRS website.

The donor will likely need an independent appraisal.

Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Contributions Q&A.



Need a Consultation, help setting up an effective Accounting System, or someone to do your monthly bookkeeping and/or payroll?



Recommended Resource!

Online classes/courses on how to use QuickBooks for a church! 

Click here for more details!

Use coupon code "FCA" for 10% discount!