After all the fires that affect a great extent of Chile, The internal tax services remind to the taxpayers the benefits of law N° 16.282.
Taxpayers can donate money or goods that are part of their actives in the way of help in basic needs like food, room, health, education, cleanliness, communication and transportation to the people of the affected areas. Then they must reduce that contribution as a neccesary expense to produce the income and keep the vaucher proof of the donation for posible accreditation to the internal tax services.
The benefit is the deduction of all or part of the amount donated from the affected income tax. It is important to note that these donations have no limit; the general limit of 5% that affects other donations is not applied.