Impact of The Obama Administration’s Proposed Tax Policy Changes on Itemized Charitable Giving
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As the United States addresses economic challenges following a deep recession, both President Obama and Congress are considering new tax policies to stimulate economic growth and reduce the federal government’s budget deficit. These measures will impact a wide array of individual economic decisions, including individual decisions regarding what households do with disposable income. One such area where changes in federal tax policy can have a substantial influence on individual decisions is the choice of an individual or household to engage in charitable giving.