As a donor, you will receive a tax receipt from United Way for your gift of $20 or more. If you give by payroll deduction through your workplace,
your donation receipt will appear on your T4 slip from your employer.
Donors receive a tax credit of 21.06% (Ontario) on the first $200.00 of the total amount of donations made that year. The credit on any additional donations is 40.16%.
Quick tax facts
- Donors can receive a tax receipt for a gift-in-kind, which includes any tangible item, shares of publicly traded companies, real estate, life insurance or other capital property.
- Different credits are available for non-cash deductions; in some cases, the credit may be higher.
- Donations can be claimed for up to five years after the receipt is issued.
Learn more about gift of securities and planned giving.
If you have questions about tax incentives or charitable gifts receipt, please contact us at 519-438-1721.
This information is general in nature and does not constitute legal or financial advice. It is not a substitute for professional advice; United Way encourages you to seek professional legal, estate planning and/or financial advice before deciding upon your course of action.