> The good news if any, is that Gifts are tax free in Canada, so that part > is helpful and users should fell they get more out of their money freely > given as a gift. > > http://www.taxtips.ca/personaltax/giftsandinheritances.htm
Correct, but be careful it will not be interpreted later as a non-gift. > Now to be clear Theo, are donation via the paypal on the donations page > are directly to you and you can do as you see fit, and/or only checks > would be best? Correct, as I see fit. I try to use it for the Project for things the Foundation doesn't fund. I declared it that way on the web site. I have not used it much for my own needs. Please don't assume that a lot arrives in that account. It seems most contributions are towards the OpenBSD Foundation. > I know that was discuss a few times on this list, just try to be clear > as it is now, and I can setup paypal and do recurring gifts to > compensate some for the sad CD sales reduction and if so, I sure would > encourage users to do the same so that you can continue to do what you > love and what we all benefit from obviously! Thanks. I feel there have been too many attempts at rebooting this model every few years and it isn't going to work out long term.