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About 1 in 20 taxpayers may fill out this part of their returns beginning with the 2018 tax year. Sean Locke Photography/

Charity and taxes: 4 questions answered

The lost incentives to give are likely to make a bigger difference than the small uptick in economic growth expected from the new law.
Attendees chat during Dell Women’s Entrepreneur Network conference in 2014. Jack Plunkett/AP Images for Dell

How the US tax code bypasses women entrepreneurs

Republicans rewriting the tax system have a rare opportunity to fix a major problem: most women-owned companies can't take advantage of key provisions designed to help small businesses like theirs.
The number of Americans who can get a tax break through their charitable contributions could tumble during the Trump administration. Helen's Photos/

Why Congress should let everyone deduct charitable gifts from their taxes

The tax changes Trump and GOP lawmakers propose would reduce charitable giving, research suggests. But letting everyone use a tax break mostly enjoyed by the rich might prevent that.

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