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Me, doing taxes without a CPA

Right?  lol.  I hope you all got your Kidney Kars tax deduction from www.towKars.org before you filed your 2017 tax return.

April 17, 2017 is Tax Day. The National Kidney Foundation of Utah and Idaho has received close to 3,000 Kidney Kars donations this year.  In the past 3 weeks, we’ve had 150 requests Kidney Kars Donors asking for their tax receipts.  Many call or write us angrily accusing us of never sending their tax receipts.  Almost 98% of the time the receipt was in fact, already sent (time stamped by our database, and our email server).  However, 50% of the time, the receipt was emailed to a bogus or junk mail email account, that the donors themselves provided at the onset of the donation process. The other 48% of missing tax receipts made their way into spam (because of our .org address) or was straight up overlooked and then deleted by the donor.

I have no problem with junk email addresses.  I have one (don’t we all?). But if you want a TAX RECEIPT for your charitable contribution, consider giving your ACTUAL email address for a start.  The National Kidney Foundation of Utah & Idaho promises never to send junk mail. But I understand. There are a lot of charities that send a lot of additional promotions or continued appeals.  I guess Kidney Kars donations are the exception to that rule.  We’ve so carefully guarded the email addresses and pledged to use them only for tax purposes.   Anyway, to all of those who donated their car to Kidney Kars of Utah & Idaho for a tax deduction, we hope you get a tax return or that your payment to the IRS was not too painful.  Most specifically, we hope your Kidney Kars donation (free towing, tax deductible!) helped lower your tax liability.  So on behalf of the 3,000 Utah and Idaho kidney patients who benefit from the health and human medical financial services our programs provide, we thank you!

Kidney Disease a Hidden Risk

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kidney disease a hidden risk

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Kidney Kars Makes Car Donation a Breeze

Hi Luz,

We received the receipt for our donation of our ’94 Ford F250 pickup yesterday–thank you.

When I initially googled “car donation”, many sites came up. I chose the Kidney Foundation because of its longevity and am glad I did. I am impressed with the Utah/Idaho’s website and ease with which we could donate. I spoke with you personally and was impressed with your professionalism and precise way in which you answered all my questions. Donating our vehicle was a breeze.

Thank you for your assistance in our donation process. I can only wish that our vehicle will sell for more at auction to be of greater benefit to your organization.

Sincerely,  K. Sokolowski

Kidney Kars go fast!

Hello,

 I wanted to inform you that I have received today the donation receipt for my old car. Additionally I would like to let you know that I appreciate the speed and the way this transaction was handledThanks again,

 Geani M.

Utah Kidney Kars Donation is Number 1

I donated my first car to the Kidney Foundation for a tax deduction back in 1991.  I just donated another car, and the process is faster and easier than ever!  Thank you Kidney Foundation for taking my car!  Say hi to Bronco– Go Cougars!