Ways to Give

Taxpayers for Common Sense is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Federal ID Number: 52-1941122

We do not accept financial support from government, corporations, unions, or anyone with a financial stake in our work


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Become a Common Sense Advocate

Become a Common Sense Advocate with a recurring gift to Taxpayers for Common Sense of $10 or more. When you provide a dependable source of income, we can spend more of our time making sure your voice is heard in Washington. CLICK HERE to set up your automated monthly contribution. 

PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to make changes to your Common Sense Advocate information please email us at development [at] taxpayer.net or call at (202)546-8500 ext. 113.

Gifts In Honor or In Memory of Someone Special

Gifts to Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) are a great way to honor or remember someone special in your life. If you would like to celebrate an occasion or remember someone special by supporting TCS, you can indicate this by including their name and contact information with your check to TCS or on the online donation form - and we will send a special note to let them know!

You may send your check and name of your special someone to:

  • ATTN: Development Manager
  • Taxpayers for Common Sense
  • 651 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
  • Washington, DC 20003

For Institutional Funders

Contact the Development Manager at development [at] taxpayer.net or (202) 546-8500 ext. 113 to discuss how the Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) strategy can complement your grantmaking portfolio. TCS experts are available for grantmaker presentations on the federal budget and its implications on a variety of issues.

For more on the mission and structure of TCS, see About Us. A biography of TCS President Ryan Alexander can be found here.

The Taxpayers for Common Sense Federal Identification Number is 52-1941122.

Visit Guidestar for our most recent tax form 990s. Copies of tax returns will be provided upon request to development [at] taxpayer.net or (202) 546-8500 ext. 128.

Other Ways to Give

Workplace Giving: Many employers match donations made to charitable organizations by their employees. Most match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift! Check with your company to see if it offers a Matching Gift program. The Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) Federal Identification Number is 52-1941122.You may send your completed matching gift form to: ATTN: Development Manager, Taxpayers for Common Sense, 651 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003 or via email to development [at]taxpayer.net. 

Donor Advised Fund: A donor advised fund (DAF) can make giving easy by offering donors an affordable and flexible vehicle for charitable giving along with favorable tax benefits. If you have a donor advised fund. consider recommending grants to TCS.

Gifts of Stock, Bonds, or Mutual Funds: TCS happily accepts gifts of appreciated stocks and bonds. These contributions may also come with significant tax advantages for the donor.

Planned Giving - Bequests, Trusts, and Annuities: A planned gift combines your desire to support TCS with your overall financial, tax, and estate planning goals. Your planned gift may allow you to take a sizable income, capital gains, and estate deductions on your taxes. More importantly, your planned gift gives you a special connection with TCS and our mission to make government work for years to come. 

Please contact us by email at development [at] taxpayer.net or by phone at (202) 546-8500 ext. 128 for more information about ways to support TCS. We would be happy to connect you or your advisors to experts in gift planning.

TCS has received the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, for "demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency."

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