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Schumer seeks tax deductions for hunters who donate game

July 5, 2013

United States Senator Charles Schumer recently announced his push to boost the economic benefits of hunting in upstate New York and then donating game, like deer and turkey, to anti-hunger programs....

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Jul-05-13 5:45 AM

You eat it - Why not just put a bounty price on deer an let the hunters do the dirty work.Does ROAD KILL qualify ?

The USDA needs to comment or vomit on this proposel.

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Jul-05-13 8:04 AM

spoken like a non-hunter. there are places that will take the deer free of charge and process it and donate the deer to local food bank.

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Jul-05-13 8:20 AM

Think it is a great idea!

Hunters hunt...(which most hunters will tell you the sport of hunting is what motivates them not necessarily the kill)...and people who are hungry get fed.


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Jul-05-13 10:47 AM

I have a better idea,give all the hungry folks a gun and a free license plus a free tag and they can go hunt for themselves. Trouble is looking around just the local area I don't see what appears to be a lot of hungry people.

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Jul-05-13 1:49 PM

Good to see that Chuck is spending his time on "important stuff" to lower the tax burden on New Yorkers...

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Jul-05-13 6:02 PM

dkexpat you noticed that too? Checkbook Chuckie likes small easy but highly publicized battles as opposed to those big important issues then he is as quite as a church mouse!

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Jul-06-13 9:56 AM

Yep, stand in line at any grocery store and watch those starving masses use their government perks.

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