Wednesday, November 7, 2012
To get formal endorsement, Australian funds need to apply to the Australian Tax Office. Taxpayers are advised to retain a receipt for their donation. Notably, the opportunity to deduct is somewhat limited because only certain types of gifts are tax deductible.
See Mary Swire, Australia Declares Sandy A Disaster for Tax Purposes, USA-Tax-News.com, Nov. 6, 2012.
Special thanks to Brian Cohan (Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Brian J. Cohan, P.C.) for bringing this article to my attention.