Thank you for your generous donation in support of advancing children’s rights and equality for girls! All tax receipts have been issued as of February 2021 for all cumulative donations of more than $25 made in the previous calendar year. Only official receipts issued by Plan International Canada either in paper or online, which include our business number, are valid for Canadian income tax purposes.
For any other questions or inquiries about your tax receipt, please see the FAQ section below or contact donor care at the telephone number and e-mail address provided above.
Am I eligible for a tax receipt?
All individuals that have donated $25 or more are eligible to receive an official tax receipt. Tax receipts are issued to eligible donors in February, for the cumulative donations made in the previous calendar year. Tax receipts will be issued in the name of the “true donor” per CRA guidelines.
More details on CRA guidelines can be found here.
What is the donation deadline for my tax receipt?
All donations made to us by December 31 at 12AM EST will be accounted for as a donation for that calendar year. A donor making a donation from another time zone must make the donation before 12:00 EST, regardless of what time zone they are in in order for their donation to be accounted for that calendar year.
What if I donated as part of a group?
If you are a member of a group donating to Plan International Canada, your donation is eligible for a tax receipt as long as the group organizer has provided us with the necessary contact information, this includes: your full name, including middle initial, address, and donation amount to confirm your eligibility. If you require further information about group eligibility for tax receipts, please review income tax receipt information document (pdf) or contact Donor Care.
What if I want my tax receipt to be in someone else’s name?
When an individual provides a cheque but insists the donation is from someone else (i.e. cash collected from another individual), you will need to provide a written declaration as proof of identity or say no to issuing a tax receipt.
Who can claim a tax receipt?
Only a true donor can claim the tax receipt. As per CRA guidelines, a true donor is the one making the donation of cash or non-cash gift to the charity. Therefore, a true donor is an individual whose bank account was drawn to make the donation. For tax purposes, if you have a spouse or common-law partner, the donations you make can be combined and claimed on one tax return.
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