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Important Tax Information Regarding Your Contribution Payment:
Your generous contributions to United Way of Greater Knoxville are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The IRS allows for gifts made through payroll deduction be documented through earnings statement(s) provided by your employer along with a copy of your pledge card that contains wording that “No goods or services were received in return for the gift.”
Credit card donations may be made via our online option: until Midnight, December 31st for deductibility in 2017.
Credit card donations arriving at our office must be received by 10 a.m. on Friday, December 29th for the purposes of 2017 tax credit. No credit card payments will be processed after noon on Friday, December 29th. Donations made by check and submitted by U.S. mail must be postmarked by December 30, 2017. Due to frequent postal delays experienced during the busy holiday season, we encourage you to mail your gifts several days in advance. Stock gifts must be transferred by Friday, December 29th.
UWGK routinely provides documentation for tax purposes to donors not using payroll deduction and contributing at least $250 via a single payment of: cash, check, credit card, or stock gifts. For such contributions under $250, you may request a tax receipt by sending an email to TaxReceipts@unitedwayknox.org. Please provide your name, address, approximate date of contribution payment and amount. You should expect your tax receipt to be mailed by U.S. mail no later than January 31, 2018 for gifts made during the 2016 campaign.
Please call (865) 523-9131 if you have questions.