Wagenmaker & Oberly, LLC Co-Founder featured in National Catholic Register’s Article on the IRS’ Mishandling of Exemption Applications for Pro-Life Organizations

The August 12, 2013 edition of the National Catholic Register reports continuing IRS scrutiny of pro-life organizations, despite the recent public outcry over the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups.  The article featured comments made by attorney Sally Wagenmaker, co-founder of Wagenmaker & Oberly, LL

Important Details: Church's Error in Documentation Costs Taxpayer $7,552 Dollars

When it comes to the tax laws governing charities, the details matter. 

As reported on our firm’s newsfeed, in a recent United States Tax Court case, the tax judge disallowed deductions for over $22,000 in charitable giving due to noncompliant documentation from the recipient church.  Because the contributions were disallowed as deductions, the donor’s IRS-determined deficiency of $7,552 was upheld.