Victorian donation disclosures

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Please note the following information about contributions to the Australian Greens Victoria:

  1. Up to $1,500 of membership fees and donations from an individual in a financial year are tax deductible.
    https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Income-and-deductions/Deductions-you-can-claim/Other-deductions/Gifts-and-donations
  2. Donations from an individual that total $1,000 or more in a financial year will be publicly disclosed (you can find our list of donors for past financial years here).
    https://greens.org.au/vic/donate/donors-over1000
  3. Donations for Commonwealth electoral purposes are not capped, however total donations for all other purposes over the four year period between Victorian State elections are subject to a cap of $4,080.
    https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/CandidatesAndParties/FundingDisclosure.html
  4. Donors must provide a return to the Australian Electoral Commission within 20 weeks of the end of a financial year if their total donations in that financial year for any purpose exceed $14,000.
    https://www.aec.gov.au/Parties_and_Representatives/financial_disclosure/guides/donors
  5. Donors must provide a return to the Victorian Electoral Commission within 21 days of making the donation if their total donations in the relevant financial year that are not for a Commonwealth electoral purpose exceed $1,020.
    https://www.vec.vic.gov.au/CandidatesAndParties/FundingDisclosure.html

The information provided above is general in nature and does not constitute legal or financial advice. We believe that it was accurate at 1 July 2019. If you are unsure about your personal tax or donation disclosure obligations please seek advice from a suitably qualified professional.