Requirements for donations:
1. they must be considered a gift.
at law, a gift is a voluntary transfer of property without valuable consideration and must satisfy all three conditions:
Property such as cash or a gift in kind is transferred by a donor to a registered charity.
The property is given voluntarily without obligation or court order.
The donor is not expecting any benefit in return. No benefit may be provided to the donor.
2. Payment must be received in the following manner:
Cheques or money orders must be made payable to Edmonton Women’s Shelter Ltd. or WIN House or,
For cash collected and forwarded to WIN House, a record indicating donor names, addresses and amounts donated must be attached.
For further information on tax receipt guidelines please see the Canada Revenue Agency Website at http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/menu-e.html or call 1-800-267-2384.
***A registered charity is not required to issue a tax receipt unless they are reasonably satisfied that Canada Revenue Agency rules allow them to do so.