Noncash Charitable Gift Acknowledgments

Sample Noncash Charitable Gift Acknowledgment

Received from: Jackie J. Burns

Property received is described as follows:

Received on May 1, 20XX, one 20XX Honda Civic, 4-door sedan LX, automatic transmission, 64,231 miles, vehicle ID #1bfhp53l2nh440968.

      (Note: No value is shown for the property. Valuation of property is the responsibility of the donor.)

No goods or services were provided in exchange for this gift.

This document is necessary to qualify you for any available federal income tax deduction on your contribution. Please retain it for your records.

Acknowledgment issued on: May 30, 20XX

Acknowledgment issued by:    Harold Morrison, Treasurer

ABC Charity
1008 High Drive
Dover, DE 19901

Note:     1.  This sample acknowledgment is based on the following assumptions:

A. No goods or services were provided in exchange for the gift(s).

B. The acknowledgment is issued for a single gift (versus one receipt for multiple gifts).

2. Acknowledgments should be numbered consecutively for control and accounting purposes.


Letter for Gift of Products/Property

Thank you so very much for your donation of [describe the products/property donated] on [date of gift].

To comply with the tax law, we are confirming that you did not receive any goods or services in connection with your gift.

You must follow the IRS’s reporting rules to assure your charitable deduction. We have enclosed a copy of IRS Form 8283 (Noncash Charitable Contributions) and its instructions in the event this form is applicable to your gift. If your noncash gifts for the year total more than $500, you must include Form 8283 with your income tax return.

Again, we are grateful for your generous contribution!  

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