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Donate an Artefact

'The Moon Car', 1919 Rolls Royce ‘Silver Ghost’ luxury sedan, donated to the National Museum of Ireland by Mr Pat McSweeney. Image: Paul Sherwood

Do you have an artefact or a collection of items that you would like to donate to the Museum?

Under Section 1003 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 you may donate a heritage item to the National Museum of Ireland and claim a credit of 80% of the value of the item against your liabilities for certain Irish taxes. The taxes covered by the relief are Income Tax, Corporation Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Gift Tax and Inheritance Tax.

You should know that to avail of this scheme the open market value of the item/collection of items must be at least €150,000 and in the case of a collection, at least one item in the collection must have a minimum value of €50,000.

If you would like further information regarding the scheme, please contact us.

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