Diane Bauman, a professional artist with AGI in excess of $75,000, made the following donations. Determine to what extent each donation is deductible on her Schedule A.
a. $2,000 cash to the First Methodist Church of Chicago.
b. $50 cash to a homeless person.
c. One of Diane’s own oil paintings to the local chapter of Meals on Wheels, a tax-exempt charity. The charity sold the painting for $3,900 at a silent auction.
d. $10,000 cash to the Democratic political party.
e. Used household furniture to the Salvation Army. Diane’s original cost was $6,800, and the furniture was reasonably worth $1,200.