Styleforum Gives 2015 - Our annual holiday charity auctions for the Ronald McDonald House.

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  1. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Unfortunately, not yet.
     


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    Ah, how about a receipt mentioning the charitable contribution?
     


  3. unbelragazzo

    unbelragazzo Jewfro Dubiously Honored

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    I don't think you can write it off if you get something of greater value than your contribution anyway
     


  4. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    We could do that. Whether the IRS will accept it is a different matter, since we are not set up to be a charity right now. My accountant (or maybe my lawyer?) mentioned something last year about being able to set up some sort of limited trust that would allow this, but the paperwork is apparently horrendous, and I'd need oversight and a board or something. I will look into this for 2016, if time allows. That's what I said last year though. Big companies apparently have this for their big fundraisers, but we don't have that type of staff. Sorry for that inconvenience.
     


  5. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Also, this. So, you would get whatever is above $800 or so written off, should bids get that high.

    Cheers,

    Fok.
     


  6. BostonHedonist

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    Eh. Let's roll the dice.

    $625
     


  7. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Sounds like what I say most days. Do we have $650 in the house?
     


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    $650
     


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    best community on the net. i am excited to see how wel it goes.
     
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  11. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Do you mean $675?

    And thanks to @HansderHund and the rest of the thrifting thead for their generous donation of $425 to the fund. Great start to this year's drive. Thanks a ton.

    Cheers,

    Fok.
     


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    sorry Fok, only read first page of the thread and saw ryden's bid. $650 is still good.

    cheers
     


  13. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    It's all good.

    Anyone for $675? I think that we have about an hour left on this one.

    Cheers,

    Fok.
     


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    I assume the last bid was supposed to be $675, so I'll go $700
     


  15. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Good man, good man. So that resets the clock to +10 minutes. Do I have anyone throwing up a paddle for $725?
     


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