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Tax Benefits

All gifts to the University of Tsukuba Fund are tax deductible in Japan based on the Income Tax Act and the Corporation Tax Act. A receipt from us is needed to apply for the final income tax return.

Gifts to the University of Tsukuba Fund are income tax deductible in Japan. Some prefectures and municipalities offer income tax credits.

●How much are income tax deductions/credits worth?
Deductions/Credits
Qualified people
Deductible amount
National income tax deduction
Individual contributors
Gift amount (up to 40% of your annual income) - 2,000 JPY
National income tax credit
(Available only for gifts to the Student Support Project)
Individual contributors {Gift amount (up to 40% of your annual income) - 2,000 JPY} × 40%
(The deductible amount is up to 25% of your annual income tax amount)
Prefectural income tax credit
Individual contributors residing in Ibaraki, Chiba or Kanagawa
{Gift amount (up to 30% of your annual income) - 2,000 JPY} × 4%
Municipal income tax credit
Individual contributors residing in a specific municipality
{Gift amount (up to 30% of your annual income) - 2,000 JPY} × 6%

List of prefectures and municipalities which offer income tax credits for gifts to the University of Tsukuba (Japanese version)

Please keep a receipt from us to apply for the final income tax return at the local tax office. If you made a gift to the Student Support Project and chose to receive a national income tax credit, you will also need a photocopy of the tax credit certificate, which we will send you along with your receipt.

Take a look at the Japanese version of this page for further information.


All gifts to the University of Tsukuba Fund will be included to deductible expenses. Please take a receipt from us to the local tax office.