Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes, providing that your donations bring no material or tangible benefits to you under the rules specified by the Australian Taxation Office, your donation may be tax deductible. Donors can claim tax deductions for gifts made to eligible gift recipients.
Gifts have the following characteristics:
My donation is only modest, does that matter?
Every donation, no matter how small or large, makes a difference and is greatly appreciated.
Deductible gift recipient
As 2NURFM is a part of the University of Newcastle (ABN 15 736 576 735), it is registered as a deductible gift recipient (DGR) under Subdivision 30-BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 and is endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as an income tax exempt charity (ITEC).
Donations to The University of Newcastle (2NURFM) may be eligible deductions for income tax purposes under Division 30 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
Donors can claim tax deductions for gifts made to deductible gift recipients (DGRs)
The law specifies the types of gifts that can be donated. To be deductible, a gift must be of money or property that is covered by one of these gift types:
Privacy and your donation
To enable the University to comply with the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 donors are asked to advise on the Donation Form whether they:
It's gratifying to know that 2NURFM means so much to so many people. If you've enjoyed listening to 2NURFM over the years, please consider gifts in wills.
Yes, you could bequeath a donation that would greatly assist in the ongoing support of 2NURFM, the Hunter's only locally-owned radio station.
Some years ago, the late Peter Pickhover bequeathed a donation that became an annual scholarship for a student from the University of Newcastle's communication course. At 2NURFM, one of our studios is now called the Peter Pickhover Studio in recognition of this generous donation.
Thank you for listening to 2NURFM, your community station. We don't receive any Government assistance, therefore a gift in your will - no matter how small - will be greatly appreciated.
If you would like to discuss this further, please contact 2NURFM during business hours on (02) 4921 5555, or email email@example.com.