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Receiving gifts

Only certain organisations, including some government agencies, can receive tax-deductible gifts.

Last updated 3 September 2020

Does your not-for-profit organisation receive gifts? Only certain organisations can receive tax-deductible gifts. They are called deductible gift recipients (DGRs).

Unless an organisation is a DGR, the supporter cannot claim a tax deduction for their donation or contribution to it.

Charities can receive tax-deductible gifts provided the charity is a DGR. Some charities are not DGRs and, therefore, cannot receive tax deductible gifts.

You can check if your organisation is already a DGR by:

See also:

Deductible gift recipients