Traditionally, the Pack is responsible for covering scout activity costs to run the Program. Fill out this form below:
To the extent, a family has incurred a scouting related cost, and the Pack does not cover it then consider viewing it as a charitable deduction via an out of pocket volunteering cost.
Please consult with an independent tax expert as needed, but below is an article from Scouting Magazine providing general recommendation on deductions and scouting costs.
*One caveat is that families are still itemizing on their returns & is analysis from the Tax Policy Center, households which itemized fell by approximately 59%.