Pop quiz time! An affluent member of your congregation is touched by the hardships of a family in your community and wants to use her financial resources to assist the family. The most tax-savvy way for your compassionate congregant to help is to:
A.) Offer the family free counseling services. She can deduct the price of the fees from her tax return.
B.) Write the family a big check and make it payable to the head of household.
C.) Write a check payable to your church and specify that the funds assist the family in need.
D.) Pray that the family will get a really big tax refund from the IRS.