Donation deduction on school fees



Carin says:
26 May 2017 at 10:00

If I pay school fees for a previously disadvantaged child - who isn't a family member - and the school isn't a registered PBO. Can I deduct the school fees as a donation?

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TaxTim TaxTim says:
26 May 2017 at 10:02

Unfortunately not, only donations to a PBO are allowed as a tax deduction.




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