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Ethicist urges tax credits to spur organ donation
Date:6/3/2010

e of the tax credit would be to provide incentive for people to become second consenters and to not change their mind when the potential donor dies.

He does not put a dollar figure on his proposed organ donation tax credit, but expects it would be a relatively small almost symbolic amount.

De Wispelaere says governments would get best results by implementing both parts of his proposal. But he says they could, if they were concerned about the tax credit, increase the number of donors simply by creating 'second consenters.'


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