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Application for the list of associations benefiting from income tax incentives

To benefit from income tax incentives, non-profit associations, foundations and religious associations operating for charitable purposes and in the public interest shall have to submit the application in compliance with the requirements for inscription on the list of associations benefiting from income tax incentives, and  whose activity and documents (memorandum and the articles of association) shall meet the requirements of § 11 of the Income Tax Act.

Inscription on the list of associations benefiting from income tax incentives shall give the association an opportunity to receive income tax incentives from donations and gifts, and pay scholarships and grants exempt from income tax under certain conditions. Prior to submission of an application for inscription on the list of associations benefiting from income tax incentives we ask you for sure to examine the advantages of being inscribed on the list (in Estonian) and the instructions for filling in Form TMIN.

An application for inscription on the list can be forwarded to the Estonian Tax and Customs Board by 1 March or 1 September. Applicants shall be entered in the list from 1 July or 1 January accordingly.

Instruction on filling in Form TMIN and inscription on the list since 01.01.2015 »

We point out that if a training provider is inscribed on the list for benefiting from income tax incentives, it will not be a prerequisite to apply for a refund of the income tax from tuition fee by the trainee. Upon application for a refund of the income tax on the tuition fee it is important that the trainer has an education licence. Further information can be obtained on the web page of the Ministry of Education and Research: "Educational or activity licence“.

09.02.2017