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Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Charitable Donor Disclosure Cases

Jan. 14, 2021, 9:46 AM

My mailbox had a few letters in it this week from charitable organizations. Like many other taxpayers, I had sent out a flurry of last-minute donations just before year-end, and these responses in sealed envelopes were acknowledgments. The checks went to my alma mater, our local library, a fire company, and other causes that my family supports.

The charitable organizations that I support are typically a matter between the charities, my checkbook, and the IRS. That’s because I am not a major donor, and I live in a state that does not require disclosure of...

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