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J. David Tax Law, LLC

Charitable Deductions Lawyer | Serving Allentown, PA

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A traditional tax law firm that was created to help those under the heavy burden of IRS or State tax collections. The firm was founded to provide personalized attorney-based tax law services, at affordable fees. We operate under a simple principle, if we can help you we will explain how, if we cannot, we will explain why. Either way, after a call with our firm you will know …

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Allentown Charitable Deductions Information

What Are Charitable Deductions?

Many contributions you make to public charities, including churches, or other religious organizations, schools, universities or other educational institutions, as well as publicly-supported organizations such as the Red Cross, American Heart Association, etc., are considered charitable contributions. These contributions may be deductible on your tax return.

Things to Consider When Making Charitable Deductions

Making a charitable donation may qualify you for a tax deduction. Tax laws are complex. Some things to consider are whether the organization you are donating to is eligible and officially recognized as a nonprofit. Look for cash and noncash gifts because noncash contributions require you to fill out a form if it exceeds $500 per year. Keep your receipts, bills, and contact an Allentown charitable deduction attorney to simplify and maximize your charitable deductions.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

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