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10.22.2014

A Tax Incentive for Oregon’s Artists to Donate Their Work

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Lane Powell Attorney Jeremy Babener authored an article titled “A Tax Incentive for Oregon’s Artists to Donate Their Work.” In the article, Babener explains that Oregon tax law, unlike federal tax law, allows an artist to deduct the appraised value of their own work that they donate to a charity. Federal law limits the deduction to the cost of producing the art (e.g., the paint, canvas and model fees).

Read the article (PDF).