Tax deductible donations

All you need to know about making your tax-time donation

Making a tax deductible donation

When you donate to Barnardos Australia, not only are you helping create safer, brighter futures for vulnerable children, you are also lowering your taxable income. When you make your donation online, you will immediately receive an email receipt which can be used when lodging your tax return for this financial year.

Below you will find all your questions answered around tax time gifts and tax deductions.

Tax deductible donation FAQs

Yes, donations to charities that have been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as deductible gift recipients (DGRs) are tax deductible.

A tax deduction is an amount of money that can be subtracted from your total taxable income. This reduces the amount of taxes you owe. Gifts and donations can be considered tax deductions if they are made to an organisation that has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a deductible gift recipient (DGR). Barnardos is a DGR, and all charitable donations are tax deductible.

There is no limit to the donation amount that you can claim back as a tax deduction, as long as the donation is above $2.

Yes, charitable donations to deductible gift recipients (DGRs) are GST-free. This means that you can claim a tax deduction for the full amount of your donation, without having to pay any GST.

Yes. Businesses can donate to charities and claim tax deductions on those donations, as long as the charity is a deductible gift recipient (DGR). For more information, please visit the Australian Taxation Office website.

No, claiming donations on taxes does not affect what Barnardos receives. The amount of the donation is not affected by whether or not you claim a tax deduction. The tax deduction on the donation takes place after the donation amount has been received by the Charity. Donations are tax-deductible to encourage citizens to give money to charities and benefit those in need.

There are many reasons to make a charitable donation to Barnardos Australia. As a leading child welfare organisation, we work to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect in Australia. We also provide support for families who are struggling, and work to create a fairer society for all children. Your donation will help us to continue our vital work in these areas.


How to donate to Barnardos Australia

There are several ways to donate to Barnardos Australia. You can make a one-off donation, set up recurring donations or leave a gift in your will.

Make a donation

Every dollar donated can help abused and neglected Australian children the care and support they need

Give a recurring donation

When you give a donation every 4 weeks you will you become a Barnardos Buddy. Your recurring gift will give vulnerable Australian children the chance at a brighter future

Leave a gift in your will

Leaving a gift in your Will, no matter how big or small, will help give Australia’s vulnerable children the opportunity to grow up with the love and support that every child deserve.