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Bill Puts More Scrutiny on Car Donations to Charities

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Bill Puts More Scrutiny on Car Donations to Charities

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Bill Puts More Scrutiny on Car Donations to Charities

Bill Puts More Scrutiny on Car Donations to Charities

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A little-noticed provision in a corporate tax bill passed by the House Thursday would require individuals who plan to donate a vehicle to charity to have it appraised before being allowed to file for a deduction. An estimated 43,000 U.S. charities have some kind of vehicle donation program, but the IRS says the programs are rife with abuse. NPR's Jack Speer reports.