Share the Wealth: How to Donate Your Rebate to Charity - TheStreet

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.
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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)

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.