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Proposed Tax Policy Could Affect Giving

Proposed changes to the tax policy by Congress and the Trump Administration could lower charitable contributions by as much as $13.1 billion, according to new research from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. But that loss could be offset by the inclusion of a charitable deduction for non-itemizing taxpayers that could "generate up to $4.8 billion in additional charitable giving," the researchers reported. "This study provides important information about the expected effects of the proposed tax policy changes and the extension of the charitable deduction to non-itemizers," said an official of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.

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