AUT has set up entities through which donors can invest in future generations.
Tax benefits of giving
Donations to AUT, whether through the AUT Foundation or Friends of AUT Inc., attract tax rebates.
For New Zealand-based donors gifting via the AUT Foundation, the nature of the benefit depends on whether you are an individual or a company:
IndividualsYou can claim up to 33.3% tax rebate on all donations up to the amount equal to your annual net income. There is no tax rebate threshold on cash donations.
CompaniesCompanies can claim a tax deduction on all donations up to the amount equal to their annual net income. There is no limit on tax deductions.
Whether you are gifting via the AUT Foundation or the Friends of AUT Inc., AUT recommends that see tax advice specific to your circumstances.