Additional Tax Benefit for Haitian Relief Donations
The House and Senate unanimously passed legislation today that allows charitable deductions made up until 1 Mar 2010 to be claimed on 2009 tax returns. President Obama is expected to sign the bill soon. Here's a Bloombert report on the bill.
Don't know a good charity for your donation? Fellow Fool devoish posted a blog entry last week with a link to http://www.charitynavigator.org/
To make it even easier, here's their page listing highly rated charities providing assistance to Haiti:
Scanning the list I see religious charities, secular charities, food, water, doctors, search dogs... Everyone should be able to find an organization they can support.