Tax Benefits for Donors

Leamogetswe Safety Home is a Section 21 company and qualifies as a Public Benefit Organisation (PBO). This allows a tax benefit to Leamogetswe Safety Home’s donors. We may issue Section 18A receipts for bona fide donations, which allows for donations of up to 10% of taxable income to be deducted from such income, as stated in the Act.

Donations that qualify for tax certificates are:

Financial Contributions
  • In cash or
  • By cheque or
  • By postal order or
  • By direct deposit or
  • By EFT or
  • By donating via the donate button on our website or
  • By a debit order or a credit card deduction
Donations in Kind
(any gift of goods to Leamogetswe Safety Home that causes a saving on the budget and can be taken into the books as income) eg.
  • Non-perishable foods
  • Consumable goods
  • New clothes
  • New capital items such as TV's, stoves, fridges etc.
  • Donations of necessary materials for maintenance work such as paint, glass, light fittings, geysers etc.

Second hand goods
Second hand goods do not usually qualify for a tax certificate. (There are exceptions to this rule e.g. the donation of a vehicle, where a market value can be determined.)