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Tax-deductible donations to empower South Africans with diabetes

It’s nearly the end of the tax year! Which might not mean much to you, but means that some people and companies are looking for tax-deductible donations to offset their tax liability. Here’s how Sweet Life can help.

Tax-deductible donations

Sweet Life is a PBO, which means we can issue Section 18A certificates for any donations made to us. These certificates allow you to donate up to 10% of your taxable income, reducing that taxable income which leads to less tax being paid.

Section 18A certificates mean that taxpayers donating to a PBO can claim a tax deduction to the value of the donation made but limited to no more than 10% of the taxpayer’s taxable income before taking this deduction into account.

Any donations to Sweet Life can reduce tax liability by potentially downgrading your tax threshold percentage, as well as reducing your taxable income due to the donation.

tax-deductible donations

All donations are tax-deductible

Sweet Life Diabetes Community is a registered non-profit organisation (NPO) and public benefit organisation (PBO) and can issue a donation receipt for your tax deduction at the end of the tax year.

Registration Number (NPO): 220-984 NPO
Public Benefit Organisation Number: 9472176198

If you’re a South African taxpayer or a company or organisation working in South Africa, please complete the form below to receive your 18A donation receipt.

Where will your donation go?

Find out more about our non-profit work, and how to donate to Sweet Life here.

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Sweet Life is a registered NPO/PBO (220-984) with a single goal: to improve diabetes in South Africa. We are funded by sponsorships and donations from aligned companies and organisations who believe in our work. We only share information that we believe benefits our community. While some of this information is linked to specific brands, it is not an official endorsement of that brand. We believe in empowering people with diabetes to make the best decisions they can, to live a healthy, happy life with diabetes.