As a lot of people in North Louisiana are now focused on their 2023 IRS Tax Returns, a lot of attention is placed on charitable donations and other things that we might have donated to places like Goodwill over the past 12 months.

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Most of those donations can reduce a person's tax burden so it's really important to keep complete and accurate records of those donations.

However, not everything you might want to simply clear out of your house is something that Goodwill actually wants or needs.

They just aren't the depository for everything that gets in your way while you're doing your annual spring cleaning.

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But, if something could prove beneficial to Goodwill, and it's something you no longer want or need, then you might as well make that donation and get the full benefit of that donation on your income taxes.

What most of us love most about Goodwill of North Louisiana, is that we know that every dollar we donate to them supports local jobs and employee development programs.

It's a great way to shave a little off your taxes and help a great organization at the same time.

Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana on Facebook
Goodwill Industries of North Louisiana on Facebook

However, Goodwill of North Louisiana doesn't want your junk. They do have staff that can work wonders on some of our donations, but they really aren't a dumping ground for all the broken items at your house.

In fact, we've recently discovered that there are twelve items that Goodwill of North Louisiana just simply will not let you donate.

To see what those items are, take a look at The 12 Items You Can't Donate To Goodwill

The 12 Items You Can't Donate To Goodwill

Though Goodwill of North Louisiana accepts lots of different types of donations and they do an amazing job help local people with those donations, there are several items they will NOT accept as donations and these are those 12 items.

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