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Volunteer mileage. Can I deduct mileage to a distant public library where I volunteer in their tutoring program? Thank you.

 
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Volunteer mileage. Can I deduct mileage to a distant public library where I volunteer in their tutoring program? Thank you.

Yes, you can deduct all of your out of pocket expenses as cash contributions as well as 14 cents per mile for travelling by auto in the service of your qualified volunteer organization.

To report volunteer expenses in TurboTax:

To enter volunteer contributions:

  • Type in charitable contributions. in the search box, top right of your screen, then click the magnifying glass

  • Click the jump to charitable contributions link in the search results.

  • Follow the prompts and onscreen instructions to enter

     To benefit from the above, you must itemize your deductions.


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Marketstar
Level 7

Volunteer mileage. Can I deduct mileage to a distant public library where I volunteer in their tutoring program? Thank you.

Yes, you can deduct all of your out of pocket expenses as cash contributions as well as 14 cents per mile for travelling by auto in the service of your qualified volunteer organization.

To report volunteer expenses in TurboTax:

To enter volunteer contributions:

  • Type in charitable contributions. in the search box, top right of your screen, then click the magnifying glass

  • Click the jump to charitable contributions link in the search results.

  • Follow the prompts and onscreen instructions to enter

     To benefit from the above, you must itemize your deductions.


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