The membership fee is calculated based on the member's sales achieved during the twelve months preceding the last reporting date.
|Donau Soja membership fee||Group turnover in euros|
|250 €||< 500,000|
|500 €||500,000 to 1 million|
|1,000 €||1 to 10 million|
|2,000 €||10 to 25 million|
|3,000 €||25 to 50 million|
|4,500 €||50 to 150 million|
|6,000 €||150 to 300 million|
|7,500 €||300 to 500 million|
|9,000 €||>500 million|
Producer associations, producer organisations and producer umbrella organisations are classified into 2 groups only: either 4,500 euros (for sector sales of 300 million euros or more) or 2,500 euros (for sector sales of less than 300 million euros). If more than 5 members of the organisation join, the fee is reduced to 2,250 or 1,250 euros, resp.
Membership fees paid to the Austrian Soya Association (Verein Soja aus Österreich) or the Austrian ARGE Gentechnik-frei (Platform for GMO-Free Food Products) may be deducted from Association membership fees.
MEMBERSHIP FEES FOR ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
Membership fees for associate members amount to 3,500 euros. Upon a reasoned request, the Board may grant exemptions (if membership is in the interest of Donau Soja Association).
Membership fees for the Austrian Verein Soja aus Österreich and the Austrian ARGE Gentechnik-frei (Platform for GMO-Free Food Products) may be deducted from the membership fees.
Non-profit associations, organisations, and the umbrella organisations of non-profit associations which are not industry federations, as well as organisations carrying a seal of approval for donations are exempt from the membership fee.
The membership fee must be paid every calendar year.