topic Can I deduct my contributions to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)? in Retirement tax questions https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/can-i-deduct-my-contributions-to-the-combined-federal-campaign-cfc/01/685514#M65566 No Thu, 06 Jun 2019 11:43:11 GMT swtx 2019-06-06T11:43:11Z Can I deduct my contributions to the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)? https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/can-i-deduct-my-contributions-to-the-combined-federal-campaign-cfc/01/685514#M65566 No Thu, 06 Jun 2019 11:43:11 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/can-i-deduct-my-contributions-to-the-combined-federal-campaign-cfc/01/685514#M65566 swtx 2019-06-06T11:43:11Z Yes, you can deduct them as a Charitable Donation if you... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/yes-you-can-deduct-them-as-a-charitable-donation-if-you/01/685520#M65568 <P> <B> <BR /> </B> </P><P><B>Yes, </B>you can deduct them as a Charitable Donation if you file <B>Schedule A</B>.</P><P> <B> <U>How to get to the area to enter your donations</U> </B> <B>:&nbsp;</B> <SPAN>&nbsp;While inside the software and working on your return, type&nbsp;<B>charitable donation&nbsp;</B>in the Search at the top of the screen (you may see a magnifying glass there). &nbsp;There will be a popup that says&nbsp;<B>Jump to&nbsp;charitable donation&nbsp;</B>. &nbsp;Select that link.&nbsp;</SPAN> </P><P> </P><P> <SPAN>Alternatively, you can go to the <B>Deductions &amp; Credits</B> tab, then <B>Charitable Donations</B>.</SPAN> </P><P> <B></B><I></I><U></U><BR /></P> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 11:43:13 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/yes-you-can-deduct-them-as-a-charitable-donation-if-you/01/685520#M65568 KarenL2 2019-06-06T11:43:13Z Re: Yes, you can deduct them as a Charitable Donation if you... https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/re-yes-you-can-deduct-them-as-a-charitable-donation-if-you/01/1745635#M112883 <P>WRONG for 2020.&nbsp; According to OPM, you can deduct even if you take the standard deduction and do not itemize.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>OPM sent out a message that states:</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>"The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is one of the largest and most successful workplace fundraising campaigns in the world. After years of public service, federal retirees may want to continue giving back to their community, country, and people around the world. Whether you are returning or pledging for the first time, participation in the CFC is a great way to extend that spirit of service, as the funds raised help those who need it most.</P><P><EM><U><STRONG>Did you know that new legislation in 2020 allows taxpayers to deduct $300 ($600 for married couples) for qualifying charitable donations even when taking the standard deduction?</STRONG></U></EM> Additionally, if you need to make a required minimum distribution from your retirement account, you can give to your favorite charities through the CFC! Pledge today at <A href="https://givecfc.org" target="_blank">GiveCFC.org</A>.</P><P>Please take a look at this encouragement video:</P><P><A href="https://givecfc.org/sites/cfc.org/files/2020%20CFC%20Retiree%20Video.mp4" target="_blank">https://givecfc.org/sites/cfc.org/files/2020%20CFC%20Retiree%20Video.mp4 </A></P><P>OPM Retirement Services</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>&nbsp;</P> Fri, 20 Nov 2020 16:57:56 GMT https://ttlc.intuit.com/community/retirement/discussion/re-yes-you-can-deduct-them-as-a-charitable-donation-if-you/01/1745635#M112883 HUCM 2020-11-20T16:57:56Z
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<P>WRONG for 2020.&nbsp; According to OPM, you can deduct even if you take the standard deduction and do not itemize.</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>OPM sent out a message that states:</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>"The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is one of the largest and most successful workplace fundraising campaigns in the world. After years of public service, federal retirees may want to continue giving back to their community, country, and people around the world. Whether you are returning or pledging for the first time, participation in the CFC is a great way to extend that spirit of service, as the funds raised help those who need it most.</P><P><EM><U><STRONG>Did you know that new legislation in 2020 allows taxpayers to deduct $300 ($600 for married couples) for qualifying charitable donations even when taking the standard deduction?</STRONG></U></EM> Additionally, if you need to make a required minimum distribution from your retirement account, you can give to your favorite charities through the CFC! Pledge today at <A href="https://givecfc.org" target="_blank">GiveCFC.org</A>.</P><P>Please take a look at this encouragement video:</P><P><A href="https://givecfc.org/sites/cfc.org/files/2020%20CFC%20Retiree%20Video.mp4" target="_blank">https://givecfc.org/sites/cfc.org/files/2020%20CFC%20Retiree%20Video.mp4 </A></P><P>OPM Retirement Services</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>&nbsp;</P><P>&nbsp;</P>
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