Unfortunately, the short answer is, “No”. The IRS does not allow the deduction of time spent or services provided at no cost even if provided to a non-profit organization.


This short article from the IRS lists some expenses that may be deductible when incurred while providing services to a qualifying charity.


It’s also important to note that any qualifying charitable deductions are generally not business deductions, but rather are personal itemized deductions that only garner an actual tax benefit to the extent that your total personal itemized deductions exceed your relatively high standard deduction.