enhanced tax savings
through IRC Section 170(e)(3), through which food donors can receive enhanced
tax deductions which can allow you to receive subtantially more than your
general deduction. RLC can assist you with generating documentation to allow
you to take these enhanced tax deductions easily.
The Federal Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act of 1996
is a federal law that provides protection from legal liability to food donors
who have donated in good faith. On top of this federal law, all fifty
states have passed Good Samaritan Laws on the state level that may provide
additional liability protection. See
for the Massachusetts specific language on the Good Samaritan Laws.
Your donation goes directly towards rescuing food to feed the hungry in the State of Massachusetts. Each $50 donation helps us rescue approximately 500 pounds of food, which provides 417 meals and reduces 187.5 pounds of carbon emissions!