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The ABCs of Car Donation - N is for Need Posted By : Karen Campese

Sun, 14 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400

When you donate your car to charity you do not just satisfy your needs, but the needs of the charity you donate your car to and those of the community. Car donation satisfies your needs in many ways. First, you get rid of a used car you no longer want or need. You also save yourself the aggravation of haggling over the trade in value of your car with a car dealer. Nobody needs that! You will not have to pay for advertising your used car for sale privately.



The ABCs of Car Donation - M is for Money Posted By : Karen Campese

Sun, 14 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400

When you donate your car to charity, you will save a lot of money. First, you will save money at the car dealership. Most auto buying guides say you will be able to negotiate a much better price for a new or used car without a trade in. Through car donation, you will save the money you would have paid to advertise the sale of your car either on the internet or through the newspaper. Also, if your car does not run, has a major mechanical problem or a lot of body damage, you may have to fix it in order to sell it for a decent price.



Celebrities And Artists Go For iRenew Sports Band Posted By : John H. Smithfield

Mon, 01 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400

The sport version of the iRenew bracelet is gaining popularity with athletes from every sport. iRenew Sports wristband is rapidly becoming the band preferred by with professional players like Rajon Rondo, All- Star Point Guard for the Boston Celtics.



The ABCs of Car Donation: L is for Learn Posted By : Karen Campese

Fri, 08 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Learn everything you can about the entire car donation process and its benefits to you. First, learn whether you can claim the tax deduction you will receive for donating your car to charity. You can only claim the tax deduction if you itemize on your federal income tax return. If you regularly itemize on your taxes, you will get a financial benefit if you donate your car. If you do not normally itemize, you should learn whether you will be able to if you donate car.



The ABCs of Car Donation: K is for Knowledge Posted By : Karen Campese

Fri, 08 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Knowledge is power when it comes to car donation. The more knowledge you have about the car donation program, the better decision you will make about whether to donate your car and what charity to donate car to. The answer to the question of whether to donate your car to charity is determined by your motivation for donating it. If your motivation is simply to help the charity, the answer is of course; donate car.



The ABCs of Car Donation: J is for Joyful Posted By : Karen Campese

Fri, 08 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Car donation is a very joyful thing when it is done correctly. To make it an easy and uncomplicated experience, you simply need to follow the instructions given to you by the car donation charity. Those instructions are designed to make the entire process joyful for both you and the charity. They will include the details on where and how to sign over the title and what to do if a lien is listed on the front of the title.



The ABCs of Car Donation: I is for Investigate Posted By : Karen Campese

Fri, 08 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Investigate the charity or car donation center you are thinking about donating your car to. All charities and all car donation centers are not alike. As with everything is life, there are some good ones and there are some unscrupulous ones. You will not know if you do not investigate them. There are some relatively easy ways you can do that. Before you donate your car to a charity or a non-profit car donation center, you should check out their tax filings by simply logging onto irs.gov.



The ABCs of Car Donation: H is for Help Posted By : Karen Campese

Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400

If you have a car you no longer want or need, please consider car donation. When you donate your car to charity, it helps in a lot of ways. If your car donation is in good shape, the charity may decide to use it themselves. This helps them tremendously since they will not have to spend money on a vehicle to use. If your car donation is not in good condition or the charity does not need it for themselves, they may sell it. The sale of your used car will help many people.



Gas Up Your Car Posted By : Karen Campese

Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Gas prices are sky high and the prices of fuel efficient cars are going up. The prices of these cars are rising for two reasons. The first is the turmoil in the Middle East which is causing the cost per barrel of oil to go to all time highs. The second is the high demand for smaller, more fuel efficient cars. So what do you do if you cannot afford to buy a more fuel efficient car? The answer is to improve the gas mileage of your present automobile.



The ABCs of Car Donation: G is for Good Posted By : Karen Campese

Wed, 11 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400

There are many good car donation centers and there are some not so good ones you can donate your car to. In 2010, the attorney general for New York State launched an investigation into several possible scam car donation charities in the New York City area. One car donation center was actually shut down because it used less than two percent of the money from car donations for charitable purposes.



The ABCs of Car Donation: F is for Free Posted By : Karen Campese

Sun, 03 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

When you donate your car to a charity, you will be free from many things. You will be free from the hassle of dickering with the car dealer over the trade in amount of your car. According to most automobile buying guides, not having a trade in will free you up to negotiate a better sale price on the purchase of a new car or quality used car. You will be free of the cost of having to advertise your car for sale in the local paper or online.



The ABCs of Car Donation: E is for Execute Posted By : Karen Campese

Sun, 03 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Once you decide to donate your car, you have to execute the process. Complete the odometer reading on the title and sign it correctly. You are the seller, the charity is the buyer. In some states your signature has to be notarized. Sign your name as it appears on the title. If it is in a maiden name, sign it that way. If it is in the name of a deceased person, the executor must sign it.



The ABCs of Car Donation - D is for Document Posted By : Karen Campese

Sun, 03 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Document everything between you and the charity you donate your car to. You will need these documents when you do you taxes or if you are audited by the IRS. If you cannot provide the proper documents regarding your car donation you may not be able to claim the tax deduction. If you complete an online car donation form, print the form. If you speak to someone on the phone, make notes including the name of the person.



The ABCs of Car Donation - C is for Consider Posted By : Karen Campese

Sun, 03 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Consider all of the aspects of car donation, both the positive and the negative. There are many practical reasons to donate your car to charity. It is much easier than trading in your car at a car dealership and trying to come up with an agreed amount you are actually willing to accept for your vehicle. It is much easier than trying to be available to sell your vehicle privately. You do not have to wait for the phone to ring or for people you do not know to come over to look at your car.



The ABCs of Car Donation - B is for Beware Posted By : Karen Campese

Sun, 03 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Beware of false claims when it comes to car donations. Beware of any charity or car donation center that uses any of these phrases; full fair market value, maximum value, maximum deduction, huge tax deduction, fully tax deductible or tax credit. First, there is no tax credit allowed for a car donation. The IRS allows a tax deduction. A tax credit and a tax deduction are two completely different things. In order to claim a tax deduction, you have to itemize on your federal income tax return. This is generally known as filling out the long form.



The ABCs of Car Donation - A is for ASK Posted By : Karen Campese

Sun, 03 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Ask questions to expand your education concerning car donations. The more information you have the easier your decision will be regarding whether to donate your car and what charity to donate car to. Here are some questions, you should ask: 1. What kind of vehicles does the charity accept for charity car donation? Some charities only accept cars that run and are less than 10 years old. If your car does not qualify, the sooner you know it, the less time you will waste and the sooner you can look for another charity that will accept your car.



Custom Silicone Bracelets Are a Great School Fundraiser Posted By : Andy McBride

Wed, 15 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Silicone bracelets are a natural for schools and school organizations that need to raise money. They can be ordered inexpensively and sold inexpensively, but allow a large profit margin. If you need to raise money quickly, silicone bracelets are a great way to go.



Rubber Bracelets Are An Outstanding Fund Raising Device Posted By : Andy McBride

Tue, 14 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Rubber bracelets have been a popular fashion trend and promotional and fundraising device since 2004. Their low cost, high profit margins and design versatility make them an ideal money-making project for schools, churches, sports teams, bands and other organizations.



Valuable Car Donation Advice Posted By : Karen Campese

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Donating a car to charity has a great many advantages. You get a tax deduction of $500 or more for your generous charity car donation. You also get to choose a needy charity when you donate car to help them to further their mission. It sounds as though the car donation program should be very simple and it will be simple as long as you know how to do it properly. Before you just blindly hand over the title to your used car, do some homework on your own first.



Why Charities Do Not Give Donated Cars to Families That Need Them Posted By : Karen Campese

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Although some charities do actually give some donated cars to needy families, they are in the minority for many reasons. Most charities do not give away car donations for good reasons. The reason can be summed up in one word; liability. You or I can donate car to someone and the chances of there being any negative consequences are pretty remote. However, there are many differences between a person and a charity.



How Much Will My Tax Deduction Be If I Donate My Car? Posted By : Karen Campese

Fri, 10 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400

When a person calls a charity to ask about car donation, they usually ask what their tax deduction will be if they do donate car. The answer is a little complicated. When you donate car to charity the amount you can claim on your taxes depends on two things; the fair market value of your car and what the charity does with the car. The fair market value of your car is the amount you could sell it for on the day you donate car and is not more than the amount you paid for the car; in its present condition; without any repairs.



The Significance of Volunteering Time to Nonprofit Organizations Posted By : Mike Melancon

Sat, 05 Jun 2010 00:00:00 -0400

A lot of people are concerned about issues faced by society-homelessness, hunger, the decaying environment, etc.-but aren't convinced where to turn to if they want to offer some aid. There are plenty of nonprofit organizations, of course, to help alleviate many of society's difficulties-but too frequently, we may be unwilling to get involved, thinking, "What can I do to change the world? I am just one person!"



Make An American Kidney Foundation Car Donation Posted By : Hope Hanlon

Fri, 26 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Car donation is a popular charitable act because something of value that is no longer needed or wanted is being given to someone who will truly benefit from it. I can think of few other more worthy charities, among those that accept cars and other vehicles as donations, than the National Kidney Foundation. Here are 6 reasons why you should donate your car to the Kidney Foundation...



Why Get Involved With Charity Work? Posted By : David Smiths

Tue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

There are hundreds of charities that need the publics help and hundreds of different ways you can get involved to make a difference. Not only can you change a life and make a difference in anything you do but you can learn so many skills, widen your knowledge and gain new found experiences from your involvement.



Donating Your Vehicle to a NY Charity Posted By : John Smi

Wed, 13 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Taking advantage of car donation services in New York is beneficial not only for the charity you choose and the beneficiaries of that charity's support but also for you. Driving and parking a vehicle in New York is a particularly hair-raising, and expensive, endeavor. Used car donation helps relieve you of the hassle of an unwanted car in an efficient manner. You also benefit from used car donation through the tax write-off that comes when you donate to charity. Finally, car donation gives you a sense of gratification, knowing that you are helping those in your local community through your gift.