Annual Reporting Requirements – Political Donations by 3rd Parties


A third party that receives a monetary donation in excess of €100 is required to register with their local authority, to open a political donations account and to submit a statement from a financial institution with a certificate and statutory declaration to their local authority no later than 31st March each year.

A copy of the “Guidelines for Third Parties Concerning Donations” is now available to download here or on request from the Corporate Affairs Department. This document contains guidelines to assist third parties in meeting their obligations under the Act and contains information on registration requirements, donations limits, prohibited donations and the opening of political donations accounts.