PVAS welcomes donations of useful goods and services, and over the years such donations have been a big help to us. Examples of useful goods include building materials or office equipment and supplies. Useful services include many different kinds of skills, from trade skills like carpentry to professional skills like legal assistance.
Our specific needs vary from time to time, so if you have a possible in-kind donation in mind, please contact Kristin Alexander or 304-676-3397.
The value of donated time or services is not tax-deductible but you may deduct the fair market value of donated goods. PVAS will provide you with a letter that documents your donation of goods for tax purposes.
If the fair market value of your donation is more than $500, you'll need to attach a copy of that letter with your next year's tax return along with a copy of Internal Revenue Service Form 8283 ("Noncash Charitable Contributions"). For a copy of Form 8283 and its accompanying instructions go to the IRS website and enter "Form 8283" in the search box.
If the fair market value of your donation is less than $500 you do not need to document your deduction on your next tax return but you should keep a copy of our letter in case your deduction is challenged.
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