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Tail-Wags Helmet Covers Blog — Donations

F--- Cancer!

Posted by Karyn Climans on


Breast Cancer PINK  helmet coverOctober is
Breast Cancer Awareness month: In support, Tail Wags Helmet Covers is donating 50% of all online sales of our Nite Brite Pink Lightning helmet cover directly to the Princess Margaret Hospital

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Ontario Track 3

Posted by 2 on

Ontario Track 3 is a charitable organization near and dear to my heart. After raising 2 special needs sons, I know 1st hand the struggles these kids go through. In particular, physically disabled people rarely get the chance to "soar" in sports and Ontario Track 3 enables them to try a sport that would otherwise be off-limits. As many of you know, I LOVE the sport of skiing and I'm always delighted when I see the Ontario Track 3 volunteers working with the kids on the slopes. Please help support the work of Ontario Track 3 by including the promotion...

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Taxing Donations

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Here’s another case of ridiculous taxation policy: I was just informed by the Ontario Ministry of Revenue that I have to charge PST (provincial sales tax) on every Tail Wags product donation. In other words, every time I donate a helmet cover to a charity, silent auction or blog site for review, I have to charge tax on the full value of the product even though the product was provided free of charge. At first I thought I misunderstood the auditor. “You’ve got to be kidding? Shouldn’t you be encouraging and supporting donations rather than creating deterrents?” My complaints fell...

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