Unfortunately, TaxGift is no longer able to accept new sign-ups from either donors or entities.
If you have any questions relating to your existing TaxGifting, please feel free to get in touch using the contact form.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is a donation tax credit? Can I sign up?
If you’re a NZ taxpayer, you can claim 33.33 cents for every dollar that you donate to charities or schools – this 33.33 cents is your donation tax credit. Anyone who is an individual (i.e. not a trust, partnership or company) may be eligible, and can opt in to be a TaxGifter for an organisation. To be a TaxGift partner, you must either be an approved donee organisation (as set out on www.ird.govt.nz) or a New Zealand school.
What does becoming a TaxGifter mean?
When donors become a TaxGifter for an organisation, we’ll work with Inland Revenue to claim the donation tax credit on their gifts to that organisation, and pass it back to them as a further gift in the donor's name. Each gift has more impact! This does not affect any other tax agents that a donor might have appointed for other reasons (e.g., if they have an accountant that does their income tax returns).
I’ve changed my mind – what do I do?
Donors can terminate your TaxGift appointment at any time simply by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do I have to pay to use TaxGift?
TaxGift is absolutely free from a donor perspective: it’s easy to TaxGift!
Organisations pay us a small fee (our standard fee is 10% +GST) for our service of integrating with Inland Revenue and claiming the donation tax credit – but only once they’ve received your further gift.
What are the terms and conditions of a donor's appointment of TaxGift?
As a donor, the terms and conditions under which you have appointed TaxGift are set out here on our website.