Unveiling the List of Tax-Deductible Charities

In Pakistan, the government encourages charitable donation giving by offering tax credits to individuals and companies who donate to approved organizations. This article provides a comprehensive list of these approved charitable organizations, empowering you to make informed decisions about your tax-deductible donations.

The Thirteenth Schedule:

The eligibility for tax-deductible charitable donations is outlined in the Thirteenth Schedule of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001. This list includes various organizations across diverse sectors, promoting social welfare, healthcare, education, and more.

An Extensive List:

The list is quite extensive, encompassing organizations like:

  • Educational Institutions: The Citizens Foundation, universities established by federal or provincial law.
  • Healthcare Facilities: Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Christian Memorial Hospital.
  • Social Welfare: Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Akhuwat, Alkhidmat Foundation.
  • Cultural Preservation: National Museums, Mohatta Palace Gallery Trust.
  • Disaster Relief Funds: Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund, Chief Minister’s Relief Funds.
  • Research Institutions: Fund for Promotion of Science and Technology in Pakistan, Waqf for Research on Islamic History, Art and Culture.

Importance of the List:

By referring to this list, you can ensure that your charitable donations qualify for tax credits, maximizing the impact of your generosity. It’s important to note that this list is subject to change, so it’s advisable to consult the latest version of the Thirteenth Schedule for the most up-to-date information.

1 any Sports Board or institution recognized by the Federal Government for the purposes of promoting, controlling or regulating any sport or game
2 The Citizens Foundation
3 Fund for Promotion of Science and Technology in Pakistan
4 Fund for Retarded and Handicapped Children
5 National Trust Fund for The Disabled
6 Fund for Development of Mazaar of Hazarat Burn i Imam
7 Rabita-e-lslami’s Project for printing copies of the Holy Quran
8 Fatimid Foundation, Karachi
9 Al-Shifa Trust
10 Society for the Promotion of Engineering Sciences and Technology in Pakistan
11 Citizens-Police Liaison Committee, Central Reporting Cell, Sindh Governor House,Karaci
12 ICIC Foundation
13 National Management Foundation
14 Endowment Fund of the institutions of the Agha Khan Development Network
15 Shaheed Zulfigar Ali Bhutto Memorial Awards Society
16 Iqbal Memorial fund
17 Cancer Research Foundation of Pakistan, Lahore
18 Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust, Lahore
19 Christian Memorial Hospital, Sialkot
20 National Museums, National Libraries and Monuments or institutions declared to be National Heritage by the Federal Government
21 Mumtaz Bakhtawar Memorial Trust Hospital, Lahore
22 Kashmir Fund for Rehabilitation of Kashmir Refugees and Freedom Fighters
23 Institutions of the Agha Khan Development Network (Pakistan)
24 Azad Kashmir President’s Mujahid Fund,1972
25 National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, (Pakistan) Karachi
26 Businessmen Hospital Trust, Lahore
27 Premier Trust Hospital, Mardan
28 Faisal Shaheed Memorial Hospital Trust, Gujranwala
29 Khair-un-Nisa Hospital Foundation, Lahore
30 Sind and Balochistan Advocates’ Benevolent Fund
31 Rashid Minhas Memorial Hospital Fund
32 Any relief or welfare fund established by the Federal Government
33 Mohatta Palace Gallery Trust
34 Bagh-e-Quaid-e-Azam project, Karachi
35 Any amount donated for Tameer-e-Karachi Fund
36 Pakistan Red Cres-cent Society
37 Sank of Commerce and Credit International Foundation for Advancement of Science and Technology
38 Federal Board of Revenue Foundation
39 The Indus Hospital, Karachi
40 Pakistan Sweet Homes Angels and Fairies Place
41 Al-Shifa Trust Eye Hospital
42 Aziz Tabba Foundation
43 Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, SIUT Trust and Society for the
44 Sharif Trust
45 The Kidney Centre Post Graduate Institute
46 Pakistan Disabled Foundation
47 Sardar Trust Eye Hospital, Lahore
48 Supreme Court of Pakistan — Diamer Bhasha & Mohmand Dams — Fund
49 Layton Rahmatullah Benevolent Trust (LRBT)
50 Akhuwat
51 The Prime Minister’s COVIE)-19 Pandemic Relief Fund-2020
52 Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology (GIKI)
53 Lahore University of Management Sciences
54 Dawat-e-Hadiya, Karachi
55 Baitussalam Welfare Trust
56 Patients’ Aid Foundation
57 Alkhidmat Foundation
58 Alamqir Welfare Trust International
59 Prime Minister’s Special Fund for victims of terrorism
60 Chief Ministers(Punjab) Relief Fund for Internally Displaced Persons (1DPs) of KPK
61 Prime Ministers Flood Relief Fund 2010 and Provincial Chief Ministers Relief Funds
62 Waqf for Research on Islamic History, Art and Culture, Istanbul
63 The Prime Minister’s Relief Fund for Flood, Earthquake and Other Calamities with
65 Film and Drama Finance Fund

Conclusion:

Donating to a worthy cause is a noble act. This list of tax-deductible charitable organizations in Pakistan empowers you to make informed decisions about your charitable giving while potentially reducing your tax burden.

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