Thanks for stopping by to learn more about donating via your employer. Donating this way means that your contribution is deducted from your pay before it hits your bank account, so you won’t even know it’s gone!
There are also immediate tax rebate advantages. If your donation is more than $5, you are entitled to one third of the donation amount as an immediate tax rebate. For example, if you make a donation of $30 to NZAF through your employer, you’ll only have a $20 reduction in your take-home pay.
This immediate tax rebate is only available to payroll donations whereas with other forms of donating you usually need to wait until the end of the tax year to claim any tax rebates.
To offer your staff the chance to donate through payroll giving, you need to sign up for the scheme with the IRD. Find more information on the Payroll Giving for Employers page.
If you want to join your employer's payroll giving scheme, you need to provide the following to your employer:
Payroll giving is an Inland Revenue initiative that was introduced in 2010. Find out more about Payroll Giving for Individuals from IRD.
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