Global Brigades Inc. (i.e. “Global Brigades USA”) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and to provide tax-deductible receipt for donations, we must follow these IRS regulations (Pub. 526):
- Monetary donations must be made directly to Global Brigades.
- Cash donations or checks issued to individuals or his/her Chapter are considered a personal gift and NOT a qualifying donation.
- To be able to utilize the tax law allowance, the individual taxpayer needs to use the Schedule “A” form when filing tax returns. Business donors will use their applicable forms to claim the benefit.
- If a donor wishes to receive a tax receipt, donations must be made under the donor’s name.