Charitable contributions by individuals

What individuals deduct

Long Islanders claimed nearly $2.8 billion in charitable donations on their federal tax returns for 2015, the latest data available from the Internal Revenue Service. That number has risen and fallen in recent years in each county, although on the state level, the total has risen consistently since a decrease in 2011. You can read more about what might happen under the new tax code here.

NassauSuffolkStatewide
2010$1,339,290,000$1,063,752,000$14,833,290,000
2011$1,354,951,000$1,028,934,000$14,521,209,000
2012$1,611,740,000$1,090,595,000$16,437,302,000
2013$1,511,075,000$1,064,136,000$17,704,417,000
2014$1,759,384,000$1,109,513,000$18,609,584,000
2015$1,655,174,000$1,144,499,000$19,125,248,000

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