Trump’s tax law made Americans less charitable, nonprofits say

CHARITABLE GIVING by individuals in the U.S. fell an estimated 3.4%, after adjusting for inflation, last year, following changes in the 2017 Republican tax overhaul, according to a report released Tuesday by Giving USA. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
CHARITABLE GIVING by individuals in the U.S. fell an estimated 3.4%, after adjusting for inflation, last year, following changes in the 2017 Republican tax overhaul, according to a report released Tuesday by Giving USA. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER
WASHINGTON – Americans gave less money to charities last year partly because the Republican tax law changes made many people ineligible for tax breaks that can inspire donations. Giving by individuals fell an estimated 3.4%, after adjusting for inflation, last year, according to a report released Tuesday by Giving USA. The numbers reflect the first…

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