As a non-profit organisation, the J.S. Bach Foudation of St. Gallen is not subject to taxation. Thus, all contributions to the Foundation are tax deductable to the extent that they are recognised as such by the relevant authorities. The J.S. Bach Foundation is subject to the supervision of the “Ostschweizerische BVG- und Stiftungsaufsicht”, a supervisory body to which it annually submits an extensive statement of accounts.