Tax deductibility of donations

The Netherlands

Giving What We Can is operated by Effective Ventures Foundation (UK), a Public Benefit Organization (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling, or ANBI) in the Netherlands (with registration number 825776867). Donations in the Netherlands are tax deductible to the extent permitted by Dutch tax laws.

Giving What We Can members can automatically track donations made with Giving What We Can to their pledge without needing to report them separately.


Donating tax-effectively in the Netherlands with Giving What We Can

In the Netherlands, you can increase the impact of your donations by using tax-deductible giving options. This ensures that a greater portion of your contribution supports high-impact programs. We recommend that you consult with your tax advisor or the Dutch tax authorities for personalised advice specific to your situation.

Recurring Donations

Recurring donations provide an even greater tax advantage. If you enter into an agreement to donate a fixed amount annually for a minimum of five years, your donations are tax deductible. These donations are deductible in your income tax return. To establish this, you will need to confirm the agreement in advance using the official forms provided:

Sign periodic donation form

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One-off Donations

In the Netherlands, if you make a one-off donation of €60 or more, it is tax-deductible provided that the total amount of your gifts is more than 1% of your annual income, or the combined income of you and your tax partner. The maximum amount that can be deducted is 10% of your annual income.

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