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5 April 2004
Benefits to a NGO donor
|Not only does a tax-exempt organisation benefit with regards to tax, but also a donor would receive numerous benefits from donating to such an organisation. There are thousand of NGOs in South Africa. Donations to a tax-exempt NGO would be more advantageous than to one that isn’t.
Benefits to the Donor or Testator Giving to a Tax-exempt PBO
||% Saved by Donor / Testator
||30 to 40 % on a wider range of PBA’s
||20 % on the value of asset donated
|Capital Gains Tax
||Upto 21 % on Donations & Bequests to PBO’S
In order to get these benefits, the PBO has to formally register with the South African Revenue Services (SARS), and its founding document (trust deed or constitution) has to comply with various conditions.