Only donations made to GoFundMe charity fundraisers (available in the US, UK, Australia, and Canada), are guaranteed to be tax-deductible and will receive tax receipts automatically from our charity partner, PayPal Giving Fund.
Do you get a tax receipt from GoFundMe Canada?
Finding causes you care about
Browse through registered charity fundraising campaigns, and once a donation is made you will receive tax receipts automatically from our charity partner, PayPal Giving Fund.
Can GoFundMe be used in Canada?
In partnership with PayPal Giving Fund Canada, GoFundMe users in Canada will now be able to create and donate to a registered charity campaign on GoFundMe, with donations received and granted to eligible charities by PayPal Giving Fund Canada.
Do you have to pay taxes on a go fund account?
Donations made to personal GoFundMe fundraisers are generally considered to be “personal gifts” which, for the most part, are not taxed as income in the United States. Additionally, these donations are not tax deductible for donors.
Do I get a tax receipt for GoFundMe?
Not acceptable for tax deductions:
GoFundMe and other online fundraising campaigns to benefit individuals. Sales receipts for items donated to a charity (eg. cans of soup donated to the Food Bank) Donations made without receiving a valid tax receipt.
What donations are tax-deductible?
If you itemize deductions on your federal tax return, you may be entitled to claim a charitable deduction for your Goodwill donations. According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), a taxpayer can deduct the fair market value of clothing, household goods, used furniture, shoes, books and so forth.
Can GoFundMe be tax-deductible?
Donations on GoFundMe or other crowdfunding campaigns are usually made to individuals or groups, not IRS-designated charities. The contributions are considered ‘gifts’ by the donor and are not tax-deductible.
What is the 2021 gift tax exclusion?
For 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, the annual exclusion is $15,000.
Does GoFundMe take a portion of the money?
GoFundMe has a 0% platform fee for organizers. However, to help us operate safely and securely, our payment processors deduct transaction fees (which include debit and credit charges) from each donation when made. Campaign beneficiaries receive all funds raised minus these transaction fees.