VAT was intended to be a simple and equal tax but it hits NGOs unfairly.

This means that much less of the money donated to NGOs can be used to help good causes.

Please get in touch if you are interested in making a better deal for NGOs.

What is ECCVAT?

The European Charities' Committee on Value-Added Tax (ECCVAT) is a group of charities that has come together to research the impact of VAT and other taxes on the work of NGOs and to make representations to the EU institutions on behalf of the sector.

What are we doing?


ECCVAT is lobbying on the current VAT rules and monitoring the changes that the EU intends to make in the future.


ECCVAT is conducting research into the effects of VAT on NGOs in the EU.