Payroll Giving | Solaris Cancer Care

Payroll Giving

Tax deductible donations made easy

You can donate to Solaris Cancer Care directly out of your salary before tax (salary sacrifice). Payroll or workplace giving is one of the simplest and cost effective ways to give tax deductible donations which support children and young people with cancer 

Many people prefer this method over making individual donations. Workplace giving empowers you to make a difference in your community through regular donations from your pre-tax pay to Solaris Cancer Care. 

How does it work?

By donating through your payroll, you can support Solaris Cancer Care and obtain the tax benefit immediately. Rather than submitting tax deductible donations with your tax return, your nominated donation amount is deducted from your salary, before deducting your tax. The benefit to you is immediate. 

  • You can donate as much or little as you like - just 82 cents a day ($25 a month) makes a difference.
  • There’s no need to remember to make a payment each month.
  • You can opt out anytime.
  • Your company may agree to match your donation.

A nominated Solaris Cancer Care champion in your workplace will send you updates on how your donations are helping families. Alternatively, sign up for our newsletter or join us on Facebook.

Benefits of payroll giving for employers

Workplace giving is a simple way to enhance your business’s involvement in the community, with clear business, employee and community benefits. Payroll giving is a powerful way to demonstrate corporate social responsibility and commitment to causes employees care deeply about. 

The deductible donations made through payroll giving help:

  • Create a more connected workplace where giving is seen as a collaboration between employer and employee
  • Aid in the retention and recruitment of staff
  • Increase your company's charitable giving with little effort or cost
  • Enhance your organisations’ corporate social responsibility and community programs
  • Allow you to monitor the level of charitable giving your company has achieved.

An easy to set-up and administer workplace giving program is delivered through your company payroll system.  Your company’s payroll team is responsible for contacting and providing the donations directly to Solaris Cancer Care. 

There are a number of organisations who can assist you to set up your workplace giving program. Some we recommend are included below:

Company Matching Gifts Program

Companies can enhance their own staff’s workplace giving program by electing to implement a matching gift program. This is an incentive for staff to donate through a company workplace giving program, and help raise more funds for Solaris Cancer Care . 

The latest research conducted by The Australian Charities Fund, “Cutting to the Heart of Workplace Giving” (Nov 2009) can be viewed via

For more information, please contact the Solaris Cancer Care team or call (08) 9384 3544