Dec. 14, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The holidays and the end of the year are quickly approaching, but you still have time to make a gift to the IU Varsity Club and take advantage of 2012 tax benefits!
Online Donations: Contributions through the IU Foundation website are processed immediately and securely. Gifts made through the IU Foundation website can be made up until 11:59 pm on December 31. Give now.
Credit Card Donations: As outlined by the IRS, credit card gifts must be processed by December 31, 2012 to count as a 2012 tax deduction. All credit card gifts must be received by noon on 12/31/12 at the IU Foundation to allow time for processing.
Checks: In order to count the donation as a 2012 tax deduction, checks must be dated and postmarked on or before December 31.
The IU Varsity Club is open weekdays 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. However, we will be closed on Tuesday, December 25 and Tuesday, January 1. Let us assist you with 2012 end-of-year giving questions, online assistance, membership questions, and more. Contact us at (812) 855-0866 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In accordance with Internal Revenue Service guidelines, a portion of your gift may be tax deductible. Your tax deduction may be reduced by the value of donor benefits received. You will receive a gift receipt from the IU Foundation for your charitable contribution. Please consult your tax advisor to determine the tax implications of your donation.
State of Indiana Tax Credit
Indiana taxpayers may take a tax credit of 50% of their gift to IU. For a joint return, the maximum credit is $200, based on gift of $400 or more. For a single return, the maximum credit is $100 (based on a gift of $200 or more).
After you make your gift to IU, you will be required to fill out one form—the Indiana CC-40 (PDF)
. Attach this form to your Indiana income tax return for the tax year in which you made the gift.