The air will soon be getting frostier, you're beginning to ponder your holiday travel plans, and a pile of charity solicitations is jammed in your mailbox. The end of the year is approaching.
In fact, November and December are the biggest months for charitable donations, accounting for a quarter of the year's haul to U.S. charities, according to Blackbaud, a leading cloud software company powering social good.
While giving is its own reward, getting a tax deduction for generosity makes it a little more rewarding. Unfortunately, people don't always get all the deductions they're entitled to.