|Children studying at the Tinputz primary school , Bougainville, PNG. Your support is helping with the expansion of the primary school plus the provision of clean water, toilets and hygiene education for the wider community.|
Thank you for being an Oxfam +me! member. Your monthly support is working hard creating a healthier and brighter future for thousands of families across the Pacific and Southeast Asia.
You should have received your tax receipt in the post in mid April. If you haven't, please give us a call on 09 355 6500 (during office hours) or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name and first line of address and we’ll gladly send you a replacement.
Claiming a tax rebate
Recent changes to New Zealand's tax rules have removed the old cap on rebate claims. Now both individuals and companies can claim back 33.33% of all donations to Oxfam and other eligible charities, right up to the total value of their taxable income.
For example, if you are a New Zealand taxpayer and have donated $3000 between April 1, 2011 and March 31, 2012, you're eligible for a rebate of $1000.
To make a claim simply complete an IR526 form, attach this receipt and any others, and mail to Inland Revenue. The IR526 form is available for printing from www.ird.govt.nz (enter IR526 in the search box), or phone Inland Revenue on 0800 257 773 to request one.
Your kindness going even further!
Research has shown that many supporters don’t claim a rebate on their donations. If you don’t normally claim your rebate, or if you would like to increase your donation to Oxfam without having to make a payment, please consider transferring your rebate to Oxfam.
Here’s how to complete the IR526 form to transfer all or part of the rebate to Oxfam
• In BOX 7 enter Oxfam’s IRD number as follows: 056-901-930
• Under 'Name of person receiving the tax credit', write “Oxfam NZ”
• Choose an amount to transfer (can be all or part of the rebate)
• Enter the year as 2011
The rebate will be transferred to Oxfam’s IRD number and then paid out to Oxfam's bank account, helping us to help more people out of poverty.