Frequently Asked Questions about Heifer Tax Information

Why is my donation to Heifer tax-deductible?

As a nonprofit organization, Heifer International is exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Consequently, your donations to Heifer are tax-deductible.

How do I claim the tax deduction?

Heifer issues tax receipts for gifts of $10 or more, and no special claim form is needed. In accordance with IRS regulations, we credit the entity listed on the check or credit card used in making the donation as the actual donor.

What is Heifer's Tax Identification Number?

Heifer's legal name is Heifer Project International. Our Tax ID number is 35-1019477.

I'm a Canadian. How do I make a tax-deductible charitable gift?

Heifer Canada is a registered nonprofit charitable organization. Learn more about making a tax-deductible donation that will help end poverty and hunger around the world.

When should I make my tax-deductible donation?

To make a donation that you can deduct from your taxes for the current year, donate by December 31.