Make the Most Out of Your Charitable Tax Credits!

Support your favourite cause and you can receive as much as 53% back through charity tax deductions. See the difference that charitable tax credits make when you donate to your favourite charity, and claim your charitable donation receipts.

Not only is giving to charity a great way to make a difference to your favourite cause, but when you claim your charitable tax credits you can also take advantage of federal and provincial government tax incentives. Here are just some of the ways that giving charitably might pay off for you!

Federal and provincial tax incentives add up

By donating to your favourite charity, you may receive as much as 53% of the amount you donated back at tax-time. Calculate how much you can claim with our Charitable Tax Credit calculator below.

Donate securities, eliminate the capital gains tax and get a larger tax credit

Securities are the most efficient way to give charitably. When you donate publicly traded securities (stocks, mutual funds, bonds, etc.) directly to your favourite charity, you can eliminate the capital gains tax as these securities are sold, and still receive a tax receipt for the fair market value on the date the security is received by our broker. Plus, your charity also gets the full value of the securities.

Consider carrying donations forward for larger charitable tax credits.

You do not have to claim all of the donations you made in the year they were made. When you donate over $200, you are automatically eligible to carry them forward and claim them on your tax return for any of the next five years. This flexibility means that the unclaimed carry forward portion may qualify for a larger tax deduction for you, in the future.

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CanadaHelps makes tax time easy!

Receive tax receipts instantly

CanadaHelps automatically emails you a copy of your tax receipt each time you make a donation – whether you have an account with us, or not!

Get your tax receipts how you want them

With a CanadaHelps account, you can choose to receive a single receipt each time you make a donation or an aggregated, single roll up receipt for all your donations. No need to keep track of your tax receipts – CanadaHelps does that for you!

Access your receipts anytime

Have a CanadaHelps account? Your receipts are stored securely in your account and you can access them at any time! Even without an account, you can access previous years’ receipts using our receipt download tool.

Plus, we make it easier to plan your giving!

Don’t get caught by the December 31 deadline! Use CanadaHelps to set up a monthly gift, allowing you to spread your giving out over the year, making it more manageable for all your budgeting needs. You can also set giving goals and track any donations made against your giving goals to make sure you achieve your personal giving plan!

Need more reasons to use CanadaHelps?

Trusted for over 22 years, CanadaHelps allows you to securely donate to, or fundraise for, ANY Canadian charity. And we ensure the money reaches your favourite charity fast.