Payroll giving is an initiative that enables employees to make voluntary donations to charities, schools and other community groups through their employer’s payroll system.
It’s simple – you can give to StarJam as you earn!
Since the scheme was introduced in January 2010 almost $14 million has been donated through payroll giving to community organisations around New Zealand.
Payroll giving works for all involved. For StarJam – it lowers our fundraising costs and provides a steady income stream to support our programmes with young New Zealanders living with disabilities.
For you – your chosen donation amount is deducted before you receive your pay. The process is seamless and you receive an immediate tax credit of 33% of the donation value by way of a reduction in PAYE. This means if you donate $15, it actually only costs you $10.
For employers – payroll giving supports recruitment and retention strategies, and demonstrates support for the things that matter to employees outside of the workplace.
You can learn more about Payroll giving here.
Or get in touch with Mary Ansell, CEO on 09 300 6257.