Tax information for sponsors of contests and sporting events
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Tax information for sponsors of contests and sporting events by United States. Internal Revenue Service.

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StatementDepartment of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service.
SeriesPublication -- 558, Publication (United States. Internal Revenue Service) -- 558.
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Pagination2 p. ;
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Theater or sporting event tickets purchased for business associates are treated as an entertainment expense provided you accompany your associates to the event. You may only deduct 50% of the face value of the tickets even if you actually pay more.   This is a payment a donor makes to a charity partly as a contribution and partly for goods or services. For example, if a donor gives a charity $ and receives a concert ticket valued at $40, the donor has made a quid pro quo contribution. In this example, the charitable contribution part of the payment is $ Even though the deductible part. If you make tax payments using electronic funds transfer (EFT), you must initiate electronic payments no later than p.m., ET, on the business day before the 20th. Penalty and Interest Penalty - If you file your return or pay tax late, a late penalty of 10 percent of the amount of tax owed, but not less than $50, may be charged. The $50 minimumFile Size: 90KB. Per IRS rules, nonprofits can acknowledge sponsors by mentioning or displaying the following: company name, company logo, product lines and contact information (address, phone number, web address). Nonprofits are also permitted to mention slogans and value-neutral descriptions of a sponsor’s goods or services in acknowledging their support.