As the holidays draw closer, many taxpayers are beginning to think about giving to charities. Naturally, you want the dollars you give to do as much good as possible for the causes you care about. To help you avoid scams and find charities that are legitimate, the IRS has provided a resource called the “Tax Exempt Organization Search” tool. Before you donate, you can use the tool to ensure the charity is in good standing with its federal tax status and filings. That includes learning when a charity’s tax-exempt status has been revoked. You can also determine whether the organization you give to is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions. Here’s the tool: Call or visit our website for more information!