Donors' FAQs

Donate cars to Cars Helping America - our vehicle donation process is fast and hassle-free. When you donate cars to our car donation charity, you’ll receive a tax deduction for each vehicle donation.

We accept most cars, trucks, boats, vans, SUVs, RVs and some motorcycles.

Yes. All of our charities are classified with the IRS as nonprofit charitable organizations.

Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Since individual tax situations vary, we suggest you check with a tax professional to determine what tax benefit you are eligible to receive.

The law requires that the original title be presented as proof of ownership. If you have misplaced your title, we can help you obtain a duplicate. Please call us at 1(978) 804-0347.

Help make a difference and give those in need - donate a car to a car donation charity. For each vehicle donation contributed, Cars Helping America will offer the best tax benefits.

The sale price dictates the value in two different ways.

If your donated vehicle sells for $500 or less, you, the donor, claim your assessment of the ‘fair market value’ up to a total of $500.

If your vehicle sells for over $500, you can deduct the vehicle’s full sale price. In both cases, we provide you with all the tax documentation you will need to claim your deduction. If you’d like to examine the IRS Cars Donation Tax Laws more closely, please click on the following IRS website at for additional information.

We can pick up most vehicles within 1-5 days of receiving your online donation form or telephone call.

No. Our service is provided free of charge to all donors.

Charities FAQS

Choose your favorite car donation charity, fill out a vehicle donation form, and donate a car to Cars Helping America. We offer car donors the best tax benefits for each vehicle donation contributed.

First, CHA provides charities with the most money from car donations. CHA owners personally oversee the sale of each donation vehicle. No car is allowed to sell for less than it is worth. CHA passes on a larger portion of net proceeds to charities. Second, CHA allows car donors the flexibility of choosing their favorite charity. Other donationcenters will only support charities they’ve chosen.

Along with every donation check, CHA provides charities with a written account of all expenses incurred in picking up, preparing, and liquidating the vehicle and a statement showing the profit received from the liquidation. Charities see that they are receiving 50% of netproceeds, as promised.

Not! All charities with whom we work retain the freedom and independence to accept donations from whomever they choose. Our mission is to help causes, not to restrict their ability to access additional funding. However, we do believe that charities will find they receive moremoney from cars donated through CHA because of the higher percentage of greater proceeds wepromise to pass on.

Our Owner has been in the automobile business for over 40 years and personally manages every donation. He is a licensed, insured auto wholesaler with an impeccable reputation in the industry. He has earned the trust and respect of all dealerships, auctions, and individuals with whom he’s dealt.