Give the gift that keeps on giving!

Did you know that donations over $5 attract a tax credit? By choosing to TaxGift your tax credit to Coastguard, you'll be making your donations go further at absolutely no cost to you: it’s the easiest gift ever!

TaxGift is simple: you opt in for your donations to us for this tax year forwards, and the experts at TaxGift work with us and Inland Revenue to do the rest. If you're ready to make your donations go further with TaxGift, click here to sign up on their website​.

Best of all, each tax credit gift goes on giving through the years until a minimum of $5 is reached, without you having to do anything further.

Here's how it works:

Diagram showing how TaxGift helps Coastguard save lives at sea

Historical donations
If you haven’t claimed your tax credit on donations to us in the past four years, simply tick the box on the form when you sign up and the team at TaxGift will claim them as a further gift to us from you: it's that simple to make a meaningful difference!

It won’t cost you anything to sign up to TaxGift; no money leaves your bank account.
Signing up to TaxGift appoints TaxGift as your tax agent solely for the purpose of gifting your tax credits back to Coastguard.
Don’t worry - it doesn't affect any other tax agents that you might have (for example, if you have an accountant who does your tax returns).

You must be an individual New Zealand tax resident who has earned taxable income in the relevant tax year to be eligible for the tax credit and you can opt out of TaxGift at any time by emailing their friendly team.

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