For the year 2007, the amount which requires approval of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic life in cases of alienation of stable patrimony or business transactions which could have an adverse effect on the patrimonial condition of an institute or society is raised to $5,475,000 [the amount in 2005 was $5,165,000, and the amount in 2006 was $5,341,000]. This amount applies only to alienation or business transaction within the United States. Alienation and business transactions in other counties must follow the amount set for institutes and societies in each particular country. [See canons 638.3 and 1292]
Alienation and business transactions in other countries must follow the amount set for institutes and societies in each particular country or region. [See canons 638.3 and 1292].
Alienation Tax: The present tax usually charged for approval of an alienation is .1% of the actual selling price. Payment must be made in euros and presented to the Congregation prior to receiving the document of approval. Up to now, wire transfers have not been acceptable.
Adverse Business Transaction Tax: The tax now charged seems to be 50 euro.