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IRS New Release: IR-2023-196: IRS: Beware of fake charities; check before donating

  • Published on Oct 25, 2023
  • by TXCPA Houston

WASHINGTON — With the tragic crises and natural disasters happening around the globe, many are responding to the call to give what they can to help. The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be wary of criminals soliciting donations and falsely posing as legitimate charities. When fake charities scam unsuspecting donors, the proceeds don’t go to those who need the help and those contributing to these fake charities can’t deduct their donations on their tax return.

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