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Donate by the 30th of June this year and claim for a tax deduction when submitting your tax return.
Power the fight for a greener future by making a tax deductible donation today. This charitable action will not only be good for the planet but may also reduce your taxable income. On top the of that, some of the money you donate before June 30th may get back to you as early as July!
If you have any questions regarding tax deductible donations, you can read the section below or feel free to call us at 1800 815 151.
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As long as your donation is $2 or more, you can claim the full amount of your donation. The amount of money that you will get back will differ according to the donation amount and your yearly income. Find out more about the potential tax benefit of your donation below.
How much can you claim from your donation?
Your donation will help Greenpeace investigate, campaign, document and lobby for a sustainable balance between humans and the environment worldwide. With your help we will expose environmental abuses by carrying out non-violent direct actions to raise awareness of our need for protect our oceans, forests, water supplies and our climate. From protecting the Great Australian Bight or the Great Barrier Reef to helping Australia transit to 100% of renewable energy, your donation will help create a greener and more peaceful future.
How will your tax deductible donation help?
A tax deductible donation is a gift made to a charity that can’t provide you with any personal or material benefit. For example, buying tickets to attend a charity event or buying cookies associated with a charity can’t be claimed as a tax deductible donation.
By making a tax deductible donation to Greenpeace you’re not only doing a good but your taxable income and the amount of tax that you pay may decrease.
What is a tax deductible donation?
To be tax deductible, a donation needs to be $2 or more. It also needs to be addressed to an organisation that is entitled to receive tax deductible gifts. We are certified as a deductible gift recipient and hence donations made to us are tax deductible.
Also keep in mind that claiming such tax deduction on your gift won’t affect the amount of money received by Greenpeace. You will receive your return from the Australian Taxation office (ATO).
How do tax deductible donations work?
No!We do not accept donations from corporations, governments or political parties. This ensures that we can fight solely for the benefit of the environment without being held to the interests of any group with vested interests that might try to influence us or threaten to withdraw funding.
This is what makes Greenpeace uncorruptible and a true fighting force in the pursuit of a more green and peaceful world.
Can corporations donate to Greenpeace?
Yes! Ongoing donations that have been made before the end of the financial year need to be recorded. Even though your financial contribution may go beyond the end of this financial year, you will still be able to claim these tax deductible donations when you lodge your tax return the following year.
Regular donations are critical to our success by helping us create, plan and implement effective long term and strategic campaigns against complex issues like climate change and massive against massive corporations and governments. Join our crew and make a regular donation today!
Is a regular donation tax deductible?
Claiming a donation when lodging your tax return is really easy. You just need the tax documentation that you normally use as well as the receipt that you receive after making a donation to Greenpeace. When lodging your tax return, you will have to complete the section D9 - Gifts and donations - on your tax return as per below to record your tax deductible donations.
Claiming donations on taxes
Simply enter the gift amount that you gave this financial year and attach the corresponding receipts.
Fighting for a greener and more peaceful future
Could help expose and confront oil companies threatening the Great Australian Bight.
Could help protect green and flatback turtles nesting at locations along the Great Barrier Reef.
Could help support massive campaigns such as our pursuit of a global ocean sanctuary.
Your ongoing support is the most effective way to contribute, find out more below how your contribution could be used for:
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Provide long-term campaign planning
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Reduce our long term administration costs
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Regular updates on what's happening in our priority campaigns
Invitations to events and other exciting opportunities to take action
Awesome content from collaborations with top artists and performers
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The Greenpeace Trust is a gift fund listed on the register of Environmental Organisations under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 sub section 30.55 (1) item 6.1.1. Donations of $2 or more will be placed in the Greenpeace Australia Pacific trust fund and are tax deductible. ABN 61 002 643 852. You must be 18 or over to donate.