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APPRAISALS 

It is against the Code of Ethics of museums to place a value on an artifact or collection. There are three main appraisal organizations: American Society of AppraisersAppraisers Association of America, and International Society of Appraisers. Members of these organizations generally work as independent contractors. 

The Internal Revenue Service has issued transitional guidance on the new definitions of qualified appraisal and appraisers - Guidance Regarding Appraisal Requirements for Noncash Charitable Contributions 

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