Just a few days left to take advantage of a tax deduction by donating to Goodwill.
Dec. 31 is the last day that donations can be applied to the current tax year so these next few days are a good time to see what you have to donate to Goodwill. At this time of year, Goodwill of North Georgia is usually gearing up for what is traditionally their busiest week of the year. "Last year, we received more than 87,000 donations during the last week of the year and more than 28,000 on December 31," said Elaine Armstrong, director of public relations for Goodwill of North Georgia. "People across North Georgia have continued to generously donate throughout the year, and we are hoping for another successful year-end. We also want to remind donors to double-check before they donate." There are more than 100 locations where donors …
Goodwill is reminding potential donors to get those donations in this week to qualify for a tax deduction in 2011.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Goodwill is reminding potential donors that the clock is running out for taxpayers to claim deductions for charitable donations for 2011. Dec. 31 is the last day that donations can be applied to the current tax year. As is usual this time of December, Goodwill of North Georgia is gearing up for what is traditionally their busiest week of the year. “We anticipate serving nearly 67,000 donors this week alone,” said Elaine Armstrong, director of public relations for Goodwill. “We encourage families to gather items now because with the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it’s easy to forget items you intended to donate.” There are more than 100 locations where donors can give clothing, books, furniture and other household items. Unwanted …