The fourth quarter of the year is always a good time to start thinking about ways to minimize your tax burden. Why now? Some of the financial moves you can make have to be done in the calendar year and others might require a couple of months to complete.
Is there a cause you really care about? Giving to a charitable organization is a great way to make an impact on that cause. There are millions of charities in the United States alone, and with that comes a high level of competition. Consequently, charities have resorted to telephone solicitations and stuffing your mailbox with pamphlets, leaving you feeling guilty for not knowing where your donations should go. So what do you do?
We won’t argue that giving is great, but before picking a charity, make sure you consider the following things:
One of the first things you get at the start of the school year is a fundraiser whether it’s for the school or a sports/academic team. It’s important for the school and team to get the extra money provided by fundraisers to afford services and extra special things for students. Fundraisers are also a good way for you to learn valuable lessons.