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Super Credit for First-Time Donors

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The end of the year is approaching quickly!

Make a gift to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice before December 31st to receive a 2013 tax receipt. If you’re a first-time donor, the Federal Government has a gift for you!

Usually, the standard tax credit is 15% for the first $200 you donate. For amounts greater than $200, the standard rate is 29%.

The Federal Government is offering a “Super Credit” to all first-time donors. The Super Credit adds an additional 25% tax credit for donations up to $1,000!

That means for a first-time donor, you could be eligible for:

  • 40% federal tax credit – donation of $200 or less
  • 54% federal tax credit – donation of $201 to $1,000

What else should I know about the First-time Donor Super Credit?

  • The Super Credit is only available until 2017, so make your gift now!
  • The total limit is $1,000. You can divide it between spouses and common-law partners.
  • Non-cash donations do not qualify.
  • Only donations in the same year of claim qualify.

To learn more about the Super Credit, please visit

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