How the $3 campaign contribution check box on your tax form works

Nov 4, 2021
The federal form allows you to contribute to the Presidential Election Campaign Fund. Few people do, and candidates aren’t accepting the offer.
The Presidential Election Campaign box on your federal tax form allows you to direct a few bucks to publicly funded races. Most people don't, and candidates have been turning down the offer.
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