There are various grants and tax concessions available for people affected by the devastating bushfires that have impacted communities across Australia this bushfire season. Here is a brief overview of some of the relief measures currently available to individuals and businesses affected by bushfires.
- Support for a maximum of 13 weeks for people who can show they have lost income as a direct result of bushfires.
We have seen many kinds of fundraisers for the bushfire disaster.
Australian tax resident donors can only claim tax deductions for cash donations of $2 or more that are made to organisations that have been endorsed by the ATO as deductible gift recipients (DGRs).
Non-residents of Australia will only qualify for deductions if the laws of their country allow such deductions.