Did you make a tax deductible donation to Goodwill and need to fill out a donation tax receipt? This step by step guide will help you fill out the donation tax receipt, and get things in order for tax season.
A: Tax Year
Write in the year the donation was made.
B: Tax Receipt Value
Write in the total fair market value of your donation. This value is determined by you, the donor. Goodwill provides a donation value guide to help determine fair market value. Please note: Goodwill employees cannot help determine fair market value.
C: Date, Name and Address
This section organizes when a donation was made, who dropped off the donation and your current address.
D: Donation Details
Use this area to write in a brief summary of items donated & the number of boxes and bags. The “Other” section can be used to describe items that are not clothing, household or furniture. Examples: computer equipment or automobiles.
E: Fine Print
This sections states:
- Tax benefits are available to taxpayers that itemize deductions
- The donor determines the fair market value of an item
- Goods or services were not provided in exchange for the donation
- Goodwill DOES NOT retain a copy of the tax receipt
F: Goodwill Confirmation
Tax receipts need to be signed by the employee that accepted the donation.