Yesterday while reading the IRS Digital Daily I came across this. Maybe we really do have a kinder, gentler IRS. IMHO, a most excellent idea.Leave Donation Program
The IRS is encouraging employers to establish Hurricane Katrina Relief leave donation programs and is providing special tax treatment to support such programs. Under a leave donation program, employees can elect to forgo their vacation, sick or personal leave in exchange for the employer making cash payments to a qualified tax-exempt organization providing relief for victims of Hurricane Katrina.
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