Tax Efficient Giving

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Your generosity has already made such a difference! You can, however, make an even bigger impact at no extra cost to you.

If you have kindly donated €250 or more to the Irish Red Cross within one calendar year, in the last four years, we can claim 45% tax back on your gift and make your generous donation go even further. This is at no extra cost to you.


All you need to do is download your CHY3 tax-back form here, print it, and complete it with your PPS number, date and signature. You can also email us at and we will post a copy of the Form to you.

Send your completed form to: Irish Red Cross, Freepost FDN2719, 16 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 and we’ll do the rest. Alternatively, you can also complete the CHY3 tax-back-form online here.


How do I qualify?

  • You must have donated €250 or more to the Irish Red Cross in one year (January -December) in the last four years.
  • You must be a taxpayer in Ireland*.
  • You must have donated yourself directly, and not through a friend or collection.

*Resident in Ireland paying income tax (PAYE or self-assessed) for the relevant year(s).

How much extra money will go to the Irish Red Cross?

Up to 45%. For example, if you donate €250, we can claim an extra €112.25 from Revenue, making your donation worth €362.25.

What does ‘associated’ with the approved body (i.e. Irish Red Cross) mean?

You do not need to tick this box unless you are an employee or board member of the Irish Red Cross. Donors and volunteers are not considered as being ‘associated’ with the Irish Red Cross. For further information from Revenue please click here.

Have you donated just under €250 this year?

If you have donated just under €250 this year, you can top-up your donation so that your annual gift could qualify for tax relief. Just call 1800 50 70 70 or donate online by clicking the donate button below.

Any questions?

Please contact our friendly Donor Care team at 01 642 4600 or email and we will get back to you.