Lugar Proposes Tax Breaks For Food Donation

By Scott Sarvay

January 26, 2011 Updated Jan 26, 2011 at 9:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - Senator Richard Lugar is proposing a piece of legislation that would offer tax breaks to small business owners in exchange for their assistance in helping food banks.

The Hunger Relief Tax Incentive Act would give small donors the same tax breaks as a company giving a major donation.

It was first introduced 11 years ago and Senator Lugar says he brings it back up in times of need.

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