"Donate Car To Charity" Scheme May End

Daniel Billings billings@suscom-maine.net
Sat Dec 18 16:23:03 EST 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joseph Pappalardo" <joepappalardo2001@yahoo.com>
To: "Laurence Glavin" <lglavin@lycos.com>; 
Sent: Saturday, December 18, 2004 3:32 PM
Subject: Re: "Donate Car To Charity" Scheme May End

> Sound like a pretty good deal for everyone involved.

Except for the taxpayers.  The person donating the car gets a larger tax 
break than the charity gets a donation.

> You seem to imply their is some naughtiness going on.
> The only naughtiness is when people inflate, lie or cheat.
> (And that's the case with everything.)

If you are getting a deduction that is larger than you could actually sell 
the car for aren't you actually inflating its value?

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