charitable-deduction

You give religions more than $82.5 billion a year

Let's say we got rid of every tax advantage churches currently enjoy. The revenue implications would be pretty huge.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 22, 2013
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Only a third of charitable contributions go to the poor

Supporters of the charitable tax deduction argue it spurs giving that helps the poor. But the vast majority of charitable giving doesn't.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • May 30, 2013
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How to cut the charitable deduction without hurting charities

Cutting the charitable deduction would in most cases hurt nonprofits, including important charitable groups. But there's one way to pare it back that would leave them unscathed.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Nov 15, 2012
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