Did you give to charity in 2021? Make sure you have substantiation

If you donated to charity last year, letters from the charities may have appeared in your mailbox recently acknowledging the donations. But what happens if you haven’t received such a letter — can you still claim a deduction for the gift on your 2021 income tax return? It depends. The requirements To prove a charitable […]

Antares Group recognized by United Way

The United Way of Greater Atlanta recognized Antares Group as a Child Well-Being Champion for our firm’s continued support of the United Way’s mission to improve child well-being in Rockdale County and the greater Atlanta area. We are proud to be a supporter of this wonderful organization!  

Check deductibility before making year-end charitable gifts

As the holidays approach and the year draws to a close, many taxpayers make charitable gifts — both in the spirit of the season and as a year-end tax planning strategy. But with the tax law changes that go into effect in 2018 and the many rules that apply to the charitable deduction, it’s a […]

Florida taxpayers eligible for sales tax breaks for donating to scholarship programs

Taxpayers in Florida have some more options this year to donate to scholarship programs and receive a break on their taxes. Florida Sales Tax Credit Scholarship Program: Under legislation that was signed recently by Gov. Rick Scott, those renting or leasing property can receive a 100 percent credit on the sales tax imposed on the […]

IRS unveils new tool to search for charitable organizations

Are you looking for a worthy local charity or want to make sure your favorite nonprofit is in good standing? The IRS has published a new search tool that is designed to provide easier access to information on tax-exempt organizations. The new Tax Exempt Organization Search (TEOS) replaces the EO Select Check. The new tool […]

Six things to remember when donating to charity

Whether it’s sponsoring an event, contributing to a worthy organization or donating items to a charity, many people give throughout the year. But, there are several things to remember when it comes to tax time. First, in order to claim a charitable deduction on your tax return, you must do two things: Have a bank […]