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Charities asking for donations but Sask. residents still waiting on affordability cheques

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Not everyone has received the government’s affordable tax credit yet, but the city of Saskatoon is asking people to donate to charity.

In August 2022, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe pledged a small amount of financial relief to the state to help people in Saskatchewan where the cost of resources is rising.

“This fall we will send $500 affordable tax credits Check with everyone in Saskatchewan over the age of 18,” Moe said. “Rising resource prices are driving our economy, creating thousands of new jobs.

“This has significantly improved our financial position from a deficit to a surplus.

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Saskatchewan’s ‘500 Club’ encourages people to donate for affordable tax credits

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500 Club co-founder Nicole Berg said in a previous interview with Global News, “Every adult in Saskatchewan will be given $500.

“It’s great for people who are paying bills and buying groceries. I thought about how I could use it.”

The 500 Club is an organization that works to donate checks of all sizes to charities.


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500 Club encourages people to donate Affordability Check


Global News confirmed with Berg what progress The 500 Club has made.

“When we first started, we just threw a net at our friends and family, but now we’ve gone way beyond that and spread across the state. We’ve raised over $37,000. I did — $37,125, actually,” Berg says.

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Their goal was to get about 2,000 people to donate all or part of their checks. This brings the total donation to $1,000,000. To date he has donated 78 to charity.

“Can we still hit a million? I don’t know, I’m very surprised and very pleased, but of course whatever we can do, the charity is very grateful and like this they It is wonderful to be able to celebrate and support the

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$500 tax credit check issued to everyone 18 and older in Saskatchewan

Berg hopes to be able to see what special projects the charity will use the money for as soon as the rest of the promised affordable check arrives.

Saskatchewan Finance Minister Donna Harpower said the government plans to send out all checks by the end of November.

With a week still to go according to the government’s rollout plan, Saskatchewan residents are starting to worry about their checks not arriving in the mail.

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Many users have commented that they have not yet received the email and do not understand what distribution logic the government uses to send the email. was made, but other users have proven that it may not be true.

Twitter user @reese_crispy said: A middle-aged man in our house had his first day. The oldest and youngest are still waiting.

Some claim they filed taxes last year and have recently passed away relatives, but still have affordable checks addressed to them.

“My daughter hasn’t received hers yet, but my late mother received hers today,” @MrsCharHop said.

A further 450,000 affordable checks were sent out today, more than half complete, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe confirmed at Congress in Regina on Wednesday.

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