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"Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ."

Colossians 2:8

Living Springs' Donor Information

Living Springs is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is recognized as a tax exempt public charity by the IRS. As such, gifts and contributions to this organization are tax deductible. (Outside the US, please check your local regulations) However, to receive a receipt for your contribution, Living Springs will need a mailing address or electronic communication information such as an e-mail address.

Each year Living Springs attempts to send out an annual summary for monetary contributions to all donors for whom we have appropriate contact information to do so, and who have not already received receipts for all their contributions. We make an effort to send these out sometime before the end of the month of January following the year the contribution(s) was made. Of course, we cannot take responsibility for getting receipts to donors who do not inform us of a change in their contact information. If at any time you feel you did not receive a receipt for your contribution(s), you may request one, along with current information for how to send it to you. If you would like a receipt for any single contribution to be sent more immediately, please make that request when you give your contribution!

For donation of items, Living Springs attempts to provide a receipt at time of drop off or pickup. If you desire a receipt to be sent otherwise, we must have information to identify you with the donation you gave, and your contact information for how to send one. (Mailing items to us with your return address on the envelope/package is adequate.) Living Springs does not attempt to set a value for the item(s) received from a donor. IRS code places the responsibility for estimating the "Fair Market Value" on the donor.

» The following information is based on IRS publication 1771. It is provided here as a courtesy and is not meant to replace any current IRS regulations or the advice of your lawyer, tax professional, etc.

A donor wishing to claim a tax deduction for any monetary contribution should maintain a record of the contribution in the form of either a bank record (such as a canceled check) or a written communication from the charity (such as a receipt or letter) showing the name of the charity, the date of the contribution, and the amount of the contribution.

A donor is responsible for obtaining a written acknowledgment from a charity for any single contribution of $250 or more before the donor can claim a charitable contribution on his/her federal income tax return. A separate acknowledgment may be provided for each single contribution of $250 or more, or one acknowledgment, such as an annual summary, may be used to substantiate several single contributions of $250 or more.

A donor should not attach the acknowledgment to his or her individual income tax return, but must retain it to substantiate the contribution.

Letters, postcards, or computer-generated forms with the above information are acceptable. An organization can provide either a paper copy of the acknowledgment to the donor, or an organization can provide the acknowledgment electronically, such as via an e-mail addressed to the donor.

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