Tax write off eligible before 501c3 is filed?

by michelle
(Boise, ID)

We are wondering if our church members can receive tax write offs for offerings given before the 501c3 is filed for the church?

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Feb 01, 2013
church donations
by: Anonymous

Qualifying Churches do NOT have to be registered as a 501(3)(c) although they DO have to follow the rules.
Donations to a qualifying church are deductible to the members as long as they meet the giving to charitable organization rules. (mainly that they do not designate money to individuals)


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