Donation to BOP can help with taxes

PLATTSBURGH - The Battle of Plattsburgh Association will be continuing it modest expansion in 2009 and capital funds are needed for the project.

A donation of $1,000 or more to the Battle of Plattsburgh Association's capital fund can help improve your situation. Twenty-five percent of your donation is eligible as a direct credit toward your New York State income tax and in addition, the total amount of your donation may be listed as a charitable donation on your 2008 NY State and Federal tax return.

Your donation to the capital fund must be made before the end of 2009 to be eligible for the credit for the 2008 tax year. You may donate on-line with a credit card (www.battleofplattsburgh.org) or at the Battle of Plattsburgh Association's History Shoppe, 31 Washington Road. Call the museum office at 566-1814 for more details about the NY State Empire Zone Tax Credit and the Battle of Plattsburgh Association's expansion plan.

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