Charitable tax exemption
How to apply for charitable tax exemption
To apply for tax exemption your charity must be registered:
You must submit an application through ROS, by following these steps:
- sign into ROS
- go to the ‘Other Services’ section in the ‘My Services’ tab
- select ‘Charites and Sports Bodies eApplications’.
More information on applying for a charitable tax exemption online is contained in the online services section.
Charities, except schools with a Roll Number, must attach the following:
Revenue may request further documentation to support your application.
If you are a school, with a Roll Number and are registered for tax, then you only need to provide:
- a Registered Charity Number issued by the CRA
- details of all trustees.
Once your charity has been granted tax exemption, Revenue will issue a Charitable Tax (CHY) Exemption Number. You do not need to renew your exemption provided you still meet the conditions for retaining tax exemption.
Next: Conditions for retaining charitable tax exemption