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Can I use electronics as tax write-off (gift/donation)? I bought 2 Microsoft Surfaces that were given to my mother and to my in-laws. None of them live within my State.

 
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Can I use electronics as tax write-off (gift/donation)? I bought 2 Microsoft Surfaces that were given to my mother and to my in-laws. None of them live within my State.

Gifts to specific people are never tax-deductible.  Only donations to registered tax exempt charities, where the donation goes to benefit the general purpose of the charity, and not a specific person.

*Answers are correct to the best of my ability at the time of posting but do not constitute legal or tax advice.*

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Can I use electronics as tax write-off (gift/donation)? I bought 2 Microsoft Surfaces that were given to my mother and to my in-laws. None of them live within my State.

Gifts to specific people are never tax-deductible.  Only donations to registered tax exempt charities, where the donation goes to benefit the general purpose of the charity, and not a specific person.

*Answers are correct to the best of my ability at the time of posting but do not constitute legal or tax advice.*

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