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When entering donations to charity and it says if donations are over $500 does it mean for that charity or over $500 in total charitable contributions?

 
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When entering donations to charity and it says if donations are over $500 does it mean for that charity or over $500 in total charitable contributions?

If the total of all of your donations to any charity is over $500 then you will need to attach form 8283.  If TurboTax see that total, it will automatically include it.

If you are asking about donated property, then it is talking about just that item.

If any one donation was more than $250 you will need to make sure you have a receipt from the organization.  If you donated to something regularly but did not make any one contribution of $250 or more than you do not have to have the receipt from the organization, but if they gave you one its good to keep it. 

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When entering donations to charity and it says if donations are over $500 does it mean for that charity or over $500 in total charitable contributions?

If the total of all of your donations to any charity is over $500 then you will need to attach form 8283.  If TurboTax see that total, it will automatically include it.

If you are asking about donated property, then it is talking about just that item.

If any one donation was more than $250 you will need to make sure you have a receipt from the organization.  If you donated to something regularly but did not make any one contribution of $250 or more than you do not have to have the receipt from the organization, but if they gave you one its good to keep it. 

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