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benp423
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I paid for hotel room for a homeless man and his 2 children. Is this a charitable donation that I can claim?

 
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MinhT
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I paid for hotel room for a homeless man and his 2 children. Is this a charitable donation that I can claim?

Donations to a private individual are not deductible.

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MinhT
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I paid for hotel room for a homeless man and his 2 children. Is this a charitable donation that I can claim?

Donations to a private individual are not deductible.

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**Mark the post that answers your question by clicking on "Mark as Best Answer"

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NewGuy
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I paid for hotel room for a homeless man and his 2 children. Is this a charitable donation that I can claim?

Contributions to individuals are not deductible.  Donations must be to a qualified charity to be deductible.


https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc506.html


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