Valuation Guide: Determining the Value of Your Donation
Value Guide for Salvation Army Donations
These page will assist
you in determining the tax-deductible value of
any items you are donating to The Salvation Army. Your qualifying tax
deductible donations are resold through our Salvation Army Family Thrift Stores through the country and serve
to fund our Adult Rehabilitation program.
The Donation Process
When making your donation, you will be required to fill out
a form indicating what you are donating and the estimated value of your
donation. Please choose a value within this range that is in keeping with your
item’s relative age and quality.
New Federal Income tax regulations require donors claiming deductions for charitable contributions consisting of property other than cash worth more than $500 to file Internal Revenue Service Form 8283, Non cash Charitable Contributions. For detail information from the IRS on determine the value of donated property, download the following IRS publication: » Determining the Value of Donated Property (PDF)