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Share the Wealth: How to Donate Your Rebate to Charity

Before you relieve a store of one less flat-screen TV, consider giving your stimulus check to charity. Here are some tips for donating your rebate.

There are other ways to stimulate the economy with your tax rebate check then by shopping .

This spring some 130 million American households will receive as much as $1,200 from the Bush administration's $168 billion economic stimulus plan. Checks between $300 and $600 for qualifying individuals and between $600 and $1,200 for married couples, with an additional $300 for each child under the age of 17, are already being distributed according to the

Internal Revenue Service

.

But before you relieve

Sears

(SHLD)

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of the

flat-screen TV

you've been coveting, consider giving your mad money to charity. To learn how

click here

and read the full article on

MainStreet

.

Jessica Wakeman is a staff writer for MainStreet.com.