Used Car Donations in California? We appreciate you considering Salute Veterans Inc, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity with your gift. Donate your used car, pick up truck, R.V., motorboat, motorcycle, or ATV. Donate and receive a tax deduction while supporting Veteran Organization. We help make donating your used car to charity easier than ever. Donate a Car Today!
Even though you have motorcycle with the engine blown, a busted transmission or some other issue causing it never to run, you can still donate the automobile to charity and get a sizable tax deduction. In practically any condition, we can pick up your car, running or not. It gets better: your car donation can be picked up in California within 24 hours, and in some cases even the same day.
Our non-profit organization has one primary objective: helping those who have helped us through their service in the armed forces. That is why we work to raise funds to support our nations veterans! Trusting us with your vehicle is an honor, so we guarantee that your property always supports those it was meant to support.
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Most of the time, within 30 days from the transfer of a car, we will send you a 1098-C form for the tax deductions you earned. If we sell your vehicle for under $500, your receipt is for the fair market value up to $500. If your vehicle sells for more than $500, your receipt will be for the actual sales price.
As of January 1, 2005 the IRS has taken the guesswork out of determining the value of your vehicle for tax purposes. If your vehicle sells for less than $500 you can claim the fair market value of your vehicle up to $499. If your vehicle sells for more than $500 you can deduct the actual sale price of your vehicle. After the vehicle is sold you'll receive a receipt for the price the the vehicle is sold for. Also note a social security number is not required if your vehicle sells below $500.
In most cases you will receive a tax receipt within 45 days after your vehicle gets picked up.
It's not hard, but it's not automatic either. Your tax advisor can help you with the details in your state. For more detailed information about vehicle donation, including some state-by-state title information, see additional FAQ below or consult the following resources:
You can deduct the value of your vehicle only if you itemize deductions when filing your taxes. If you itemize your tax return you may deduct the sale value of your donated vehicle or the fair market value up to $500, whichever is greater. A receipt indicating the sale price and date will be sent to you within 30 days from the date of pick up. For more information, please visit the following link and refer to the documents listed below:
Most vehicles are sold at live auctions to licensed dealers, recyclers and exporters from around the world. This competitive marketplace of buyers generates the greatest return for the charity while ensuring that your vehicle is sold in an efficient, environmentally friendly and legally compliant manner.
Every donated vehicle can bring money for its parts, components and recyclable metal. It may not seem valuable to you, but there's someone out there ready to buy it. And that money will go to support veterans!
Anything at all. Cars, trucks, motorcycles. Vehicles with damage, broken components, missing parts. Snowmobiles, boats, and farm equipment, too. Every vehicle has value.