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Sissie3
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We raise chickens and give away eggs can we deduct expenses related to feeding and caring for the chickens?

 
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Marketstar
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We raise chickens and give away eggs can we deduct expenses related to feeding and caring for the chickens?

Per the IRS, contributions made to individuals are considered gifts, and therefor a personal, non deductible expense.

To deduct a contribution, it must be made to an IRS qualified charity.

See IRS Qualified Charity List

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Marketstar
Level 7

We raise chickens and give away eggs can we deduct expenses related to feeding and caring for the chickens?

Who do you give the eggs to? Individuals?
Sissie3
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We raise chickens and give away eggs can we deduct expenses related to feeding and caring for the chickens?

Individuals and a local food bank
Sissie3
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We raise chickens and give away eggs can we deduct expenses related to feeding and caring for the chickens?

Individuals are mostly elderly to help them out.
Marketstar
Level 7

We raise chickens and give away eggs can we deduct expenses related to feeding and caring for the chickens?

Per the IRS, contributions made to individuals are considered gifts, and therefor a personal, non deductible expense.

To deduct a contribution, it must be made to an IRS qualified charity.

See IRS Qualified Charity List

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