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Raffle Question

  • 1.  Raffle Question

    Posted 12-16-2019 03:17 PM
    Good afternoon,

    Our basketball team belongs to the Horizon league. The league gives away a package deal (Tickets and hotel stay - I don't have all the details yet or the value). There is no cost to us. 

    If the fundraising team markets this as a raffle prize is this okay?

    Thanks in advance for your feedback
    Liz

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    Valparaiso University
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  • 2.  RE: Raffle Question

    Posted 12-16-2019 03:49 PM
    No.  It really doesn't matter who is providing the prize.  What matters is how the individual is entered into the raffle.  If that is by virtue of a "gift," then there is no charitable donation or deduction.

    John

    Further, if you are conducting the raffle
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  • 3.  RE: Raffle Question

    Posted 12-16-2019 03:54 PM
    Thanks John