Tax Credits for Donations and Gifts

You can claim the following tax credits for donations and gifts:

  • the tax credit for charitable donations and other gifts
  • the additional tax credit for a large cultural donation
  • the tax credit for cultural patronage

To calculate the amount that you can claim on line 395, complete either Work Chart 395 or Schedule V, depending on the type of donation.

For more information, see the instructions for line 395 in the guide to the income tax return (TP-1.G-V).

List of registered charities

To ensure that the organization to which you wish to make a donation is a duly registered charity, consult the Charities Listings on the Government of Canada's website.

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