Cultural Gifts Program
How it works
Who can apply
If you have an item recognised as important to Australia’s culture you can donate it and receive a tax deduction. Gifts include paintings, books, sculptures, manuscripts, personal papers, jewelry, ceramics, technological or scientific collections.
When to apply
You can apply to have your gift recognised under Australian tax law at any time.
Tax deductions for the market value of the gift. Property donated is exempt from capital gains tax and the tax deduction may be spread over a period of up to five years.