Tax-Deductible Donations to Columbia
The Columbia University Hong Kong Fund has tax exempt status in Hong Kong. Hong Kong-based alumni may send their donations to this fund and be eligible for a reduction in their Hong Kong tax liabilities. (Note these donations are for Columbia University and do not constitute as membership dues for CUAAHK)
1.) Send your donations in USD$, either by deposit with a cheque, or CHATS, or
telegraphic transfer to:
No. 3 Garden Road
Account 1793390005 (This is a USD$ account)
Account Name: Columbia University Hong Kong Fund
Contact person at Citibank to answer further questions:
Please be sure to indicate your name and year of graduation on the transfer form, so that the University may reconcile when they receive the month end statement.
2.) Send an e-mail to inform the Columbia University office the details of your donation (your name, class, and amount) and request a receipt. Be sure to remind them that you want a receipt from the Columbia University Hong Kong Fund, not only Columbia University. The contact person at the University is Ed Chan-Lizardo, and he can be contacted via his e-mail address : firstname.lastname@example.org.
3.) With the receipt, you may file the HK tax return accordingly.