The IRS has ruled privately that a donor can claim an income tax charitable deduction for the contribution of television broadcast licenses provided the donor properly substantiates them. Further ruled, the licenses are treated as long-term capital assets for purposes of section 170(e).
One of the multitude of ways nonprofits can benefit from having discussions with their donors that think beyond immediate cash gifts.
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