Operating a museum in the age of COVID-19 has forced us to reimagine how we connect you to history, but the hard work of our staff and board has ensured we remain open and accessible to you. We have manage to achieve a lot in the last twelve months and we're exciting you're joining us in ending the year on a high note. Every dollar you donate today helps move forward in 2021!
The Berrien County Historical Association is a 5019(c)3 non-profit as defined by the IRS. Under current rules, the amount of charitable cash contributions taxpayers can deduct on Schedule A as an itemized deduction is limited to a percentage (usually 60 percent) of the taxpayer’s adjusted gross income (AGI). Qualified contributions are not subject to this limitation. Individuals may deduct qualified contributions of up to 100 percent of their adjusted gross income. A corporation may deduct qualified contributions of up to 25 percent of its taxable income. Contributions that exceed that amount can carry over to the next tax year. To qualify, the contribution must be:
Contributions of non-cash property do not qualify for this relief. Taxpayers may still claim non-cash contributions as a deduction, subject to the normal limits.