Payroll Giving

A tax efficient way to support our service

Payroll Giving is an easy way to support our vital work, and a few dollars each week can make a huge difference.

What is Payroll Giving?

Payroll giving is a simple and easy way to support your local Rescue Helicopter. Your donation is tax deductible, and because it's taken directly from your salary, the cost to you is less than the amount you pledge.

For example, when you donate to the Rescue Helicopter with Payroll Giving, you will receive an immediate 33.33% tax credit. This means that if you donate $15, it will only cost you around $10. 

Employee Benefits

Supporting your local Rescue Helicopter through the Payroll Giving scheme provides you with the following benefits;

  • All donations through the Payroll Giving scheme are tax deductible
  • It is easy to setup, you only need to take a few moments and complete one form to start donating
  • You can join, alter or withdraw from the scheme at any time
  • You will have the security of knowing that your donation is supporting a vital local service. 

Employer Benefits

Payroll giving is one of the most efficient, tax deductible ways for employees to contribute to a cause they are passionate about. 

  • By implementing payroll giving in your workplace you can make a real difference to the community
  • Payroll Giving creates a win-win opportunity for your organisation.
  • It will demonstrate your organisation's commitment to your community in a practical way
  • It is an extra, no cost benefit to offer your employees
  • Is easy to set up and maintain.

How do I register for Payroll Giving?

To donate to the Hawke's Bay Rescue Helicopter Service via the Payroll Giving scheme, talk to your HR department or employer to find out more information, or contact us for a Payroll Giving Authority Form.

  1. Decide how much and how often you would like to donate
  2. Fill in our Payroll Giving Authority Form or get a form from your payroll department
  3. Return the original form to your payroll department. They will send your donation (via a processing agency) to the Hawke’s Bay Rescue Helicopter.

Full information on Payroll Giving, for both Employers and Employees, can be downloaded from the Inland Revenue Department's website.

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