SEC. 2204. Allowance of partial above the line deduction for charitable contributions.

(a) In general.—Section 62(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 is amended by inserting after paragraph (21) the following new paragraph:

“(22) CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS.—In the case of taxable years beginning in 2020, the amount (not to exceed $300) of qualified charitable contributions made by an eligible individual during the taxable year.”

(b) Definitions.—Section 62 of such Code is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:

“(f) Definitions relating to qualified charitable contributions.—For purposes of subsection (a)(22)—

“(1) ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUAL.—The term ‘eligible individual’ means any individual who does not elect to itemize deductions.

“(2) QUALIFIED CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS.—The term ‘qualified charitable contribution’ means a charitable contribution (as defined in section 170(c))—

“(A) which is made in cash,

“(B) for which a deduction is allowable under section 170 (determined without regard to subsection (b) thereof), and

“(C) which is—

“(i) made to an organization described in section 170(b)(1)(A), and

“(ii) not—

“(I) to an organization described in section 509(a)(3), or

“(II) for the establishment of a new, or maintenance of an existing, donor advised fund (as defined in section 4966(d)(2)).

Such term shall not include any amount which is treated as a charitable contribution made in such taxable year by reason of  subsection (b)(1)(G)(ii) or (d)(1) of section 170.”.

(c) Effective date.—The amendments made by this section shall apply to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2019.


The purpose of this organization is to prevent destructive fires, fight and quell same, to safeguard the town of Penryn and its surrounding community from fire destruction and to assist in the quelling of destructive conflagrations, wherever assistance may be needed and demanded, as well as to elevate both the moral and mental relations of mankind. 


The principles of this organization are: That every member of the Penryn Fire Co. No. 1, Inc. shall recognize their duty to God and their fellow neighbor. That they shall obey the laws of God, the laws of the United States, the laws of the Commonwealth, and the rules of the Penryn Fire Co. No. 1.




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