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This gateway is for donations toward registered Auroville projects only. Not for payment of goods, subscriptions, services or personal gifts.

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Write to: donations@auroville.org.in

Tax exemption

The Auroville Foundation has been authorised to issue tax exemption receipts to Indian tax payers for donations favouring Matrimandir, Lands for Auroville Unified (LFAU), as well as for educational & scientific research projects. Such donations are 100% tax exempted under section35.1.ii or 35.1.iii of the Indian Income Tax Act.

Donations for all other projects in Auroville, such as Housing, Farms, Forest, etc. are 50% tax exempted for Indian tax payers under section 80G of the Indian Income Tax Act. For further details, refer to www.auroville.org/contents/2835

Indian donors wishing to obtain a tax exempt receipt, need first to contact donations@auroville.org.in in order to determine if the donation proposed is eligible for a tax exemption receipt.

If the donation warrants an 80G or 35.1.ii or 35.1.iii receipt, the following details are mandatory:

  • Name:
  • Address:
  • PAN:

Donations made directly to Auroville from abroad do not qualify for tax exemption in the home country. If you require a tax exemption you are advised to route your donation to Auroville via the Auroville International Centre (AVI) in your respective country. For further details, refer to www.auroville.org/contents/2835