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acknowledgment

A declaration by one signing an instrument, usually a deed, mortgage, or will, that their signature was free and voluntary.The declaration must be made before an authorized person,usually a notary public,but may also be designated court officials or others named by statute.

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513(i) provides further that use or acknowledgment does not include advertising (including messages containing qualitative or comparative language, price information or other indications of savings or value, or an endorsement or other inducement to purchase, sell or use a sponsor's products or services).
CPA FIRMS CAN ASSIST NPOs in preparing written acknowledgments for contributions of $250 or more as well as help formulate statements for quid-pro-quo contributions.
This written acknowledgment need not meet any prescribed form; it may consist of a letter, postcard or computer-generated form.
This relief was driven as much by charities that had trouble setting up systems to send out the acknowledgments as it was by taxpayers complaining about the harshness of the law.
On acceptance of the return, the IRS sends an acknowledgment file to the preparer.
Among other features, the proposed regulations adopt a relatively bright-line demarcation between taxable advertising services and nontaxable donor acknowledgments.