The IRS only allows you to deduct charitable contributions that you personally funded, whether the contribution was made in your name or in someone else's. If your child or dependent makes a donation to a charity, you are not allowed to claim it as a tax deduction.How much charitable contributions can I claim?
You have up to six years to claim charitable donations, so you can put off the deduction to a year when it works more to your advantage. If you’re claiming noncash donations, you are better off claiming less than $500 to avoid the IRS charitable donations limit-without-receipt rule.How much charitable contribution can you deduct?
When you make a charitable contribution of cash to a qualifying public charity, in 2021, under the Consolidated Appropriations Act1, you can deduct up to 100% of your adjusted gross income. Learn more about what you can donate