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Ask A CPA - Gambling Winnings & Losses

Is The $300 I Won In A Charity Raffle Taxable?

Money won in a charity raffle is considered gambling winnings and is fully taxable and reportable on your tax return. It it should be indicated on IRS Form 1040, line 21 as other income.

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