That's easy! Donate your RV, golf cart, SUV, truck - (or whatever!) to your favorite non-profit! Maybe your car is making some funny noises. Maybe it doesn't cruise down PCH the way it used to. Maybe you just realized you bought it 4 “presidents" ago. Or maybe you're just bored with it and it's time to move on, and it's got you thinking …
Making a vehicle donation in Pacific Palisades through Cars2Charities is one way to do your part to help others, and also to gain some advantages for yourself. Donating a car in Pacific Palisades could not be an easier process, thanks to our unique way of adding value to every donation. Just call 855-520-2100, and one of our expert vehicle donation coordinators will gather the key facts in just a few minutes! A skilled tow-truck driver will come to pick up your car whenever it's convenient for you, wherever you choose. Then, we will find the perfect buyer for your donated vehicle: someone who will appreciate it for all it's worth, once we're finished improving it.
The best news? Your car does not even have to run! Cars2Charities makes house calls. It is so much easier than other programs, where your vehicle has to conform to a lot of “rules." If you want to see how easy it is to pick a charity for your vehicle donation in Pacific Palisades is, check out what donors are saying about their experiences.
YOU get your car picked up, YOU get more money because Cars2Charities makes the repairs/upgrades, YOU get to donate a car that someone else can drive and enjoy, YOU are responsible for a charity getting free money, and YOU get the tax write-off. It's ALL ABOUT YOU!!
YOU'RE SMART (that's why your accountant loves you!) because you know The VALUE OF YOUR OLD CAR can help Car donation in Pacific Palisades is fast!you get into a newer car. Cars2Charities can do just that - get a greater value from your old car than any other car donation program. As you know, car donations are considered by the Internal Revenue Service and the State of California to be COMPLETELY TAX DEDUCTIBLE. This means that the price for which your car is sold or the value of the vehicle, whichever is greater, can be deducted from the income on which you owe taxes at the end of the year. This is a great way to gain “free money" on your income tax return, because you pay nothing to donate your car and yet you get a credit for the value of the vehicle.
Got questions? We have answers. The IRS guidelines for tax deduction is also a great resource. Cars2Charities provides you and your non-profit with IRS Form 1098 within 30 days of the sale of your vehicle. Both parties receive the same form, ensuring 100% transparency about what your donated car, truck, recreational vehicle (RV), golf cart, boat, or motorcycle sold for.
You may think that it would be better to sell your car and donate the money to charity, but this could actually be more expensive. The state will charge you fees to transfer the car's title and for other expenses associated with the sale - especially if your registration is not current. In all, these fees and taxes can add up to hundreds of dollars that will not go to the charity of your choice.
If you donate your car in Pacific Palisades through Cars2Charities, on the other hand, you avoid all the fees and taxes associated with a sale. Since the non-profit organization you choose is operating under a 501(c)(3) status, it pays no taxes for your donation. Everyone saves money, giving your favorite charity more dollars to spend on important activities. Furthermore, Cars2Charities maximizes the value of your donation by selling vehicles privately to individual buyers who are willing to pay more than whole-sale buyers would at an auction house. Cars2Charities almost never sends a vehicle to auction, because our value-adding process combined with retail-marketing typically results in 25-50% more in selling price. 90% of vehicles donated to non-profits through Cars2Charities are sold to retail buyers, who are highly satisfied with the work we invest -- and they routinely give us rave online reviews.
CPAs know the value of vehicle donation too, and appreciate the benefits it can provide for donors like you at tax-time.
YOUR CAUSE IS BETTER than OUR cause! It's the donation of your dreams - not only do we have a long list of top notch car donation charities in Pacific Palisades to choose from, you can make YOUR cause OUR cause. Have you always wanted to support a worthy school or kids program, animal rescue or adoption center, or cancer research for example, but don't want to shell out cash? If you get calls and letters and emails from your kids' parent-teacher association, the Pacific Palisades animal rescue, or a non-profit for needy children, here's your chance to help.
If you want your donation to stay in Pacific Palisades, another option is to consult this list of local non-profit organizations.
Now, if you want to KEEP it really, REALLY SIMPLE -- if you're in a mind-frame where you don't want to make any choices -- you can also leave it to us. Just say, “Cars2Charities, please choose a great non-profit for me!" About 1 in 4 donors do exactly that.
EVERYONE - it's a Win-Win-Win!
You get the FULL VALUE of the car to write off of your taxes. Someone drives away in a new car (new to them, anyway!). And the charity you hand-picked gets ALL the money (minus what they reimburse to Cars2Charities for the cost of towing, out-of-pocket expenses to improve your vehicle, and an industry-standard service fee).
Think about the cars you've sold that weren't in the best condition. Cars2Charities will make the appropriate repairs so your vehicle can have a whole new life with another family. The vehicle you loved and took care of for years doesn't have to go to the car parts lot, where cars and trucks go to die. So, even the car buyer gets to win.
Meanwhile, you're improving your bottom line AND opening up room in the garage!
It's GREENER FOR THE GRANDCHILDREN! Reduce your carbon footprint by letting Cars2Charities tune it up and make it run more efficiently, while you use the money from your tax write-off to buy a hybrid or an electric car. If you like to feel good about your purchases, no guilty pleasures here - you are improving your responsibility to the planet. Recycling (even cars!) is always a good idea. You can keep your charitable contribution local too by choosing a non-profit car donation charity in Pacific Palisades. You like to work for the common good (the neighborhood knows it!) and this is one way to do it at the same time as you make a good financial move.
You know who you are! Donate your vehicle to your favorite non-profit, and see what a difference you can make for others.
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