Tax incentives can have a major impact on charitable giving and the overarching culture of philanthropy within a nation. It’s not simply a case of any tax relief being a financial incentive to those that donate but providing a strong and coherent message that the Government recognizes the key role of charities and non-profits, encouraging the public to donate. This report summarizes the key fiscal schemes in place to promote individual giving in sixteen European nations, all of which are members of the European Fundraising Association. It focuses on the main incentives that national governments offer to encourage charitable giving during donors’ lifetimes, rather than charitable bequests or legacies. Read more here.
Source: European Fundraising Association