Re: European bank account for donations

2012-03-09 Thread Bastien Nocera
Hello Alexander, Em Fri, 2012-03-09 às 11:15 +0100, Alexander van Loon escreveu: Hello, snip Not only does my Dutch bank require an IBAN-number for foreign bank transfers – which the fundraiser page does not provide – the cost for a transfer to the USA is prohibitive. My bank charges € 5

Re: European bank account for donations

2012-03-09 Thread Andy Wingo
On Fri 09 Mar 2012 11:39, Bastien Nocera had...@hadess.net writes: The GNOME Foundation is a US not-for-profit entity. We do not have any legal existence in the EU or the EEA, and thus cannot hold a bank account in the EU. I wonder if setting up a GNOME Foundation.eu wouldn't be a bad idea.

Re: European bank account for donations

2012-03-09 Thread Dave Neary
Hi, GNOME has at least 3 sister organisations, with bank accounts, in the EU: GNOME Hispanic, GNOME-fr and GNOME Deutschland eV. Why not create some kind of official relationship with one or more of them? Dave. Andy Wingo wi...@pobox.com wrote: On Fri 09 Mar 2012 11:39, Bastien Nocera

GNOME Deutchland e.V. [Was: Re: European bank account for donations]

2012-03-09 Thread Chris Kühl
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Dave Neary dne...@free.fr wrote: Hi, GNOME has at least 3 sister organisations, with bank accounts, in the EU: GNOME Hispanic, GNOME-fr and GNOME Deutschland eV. Why not create some kind of official relationship with one or more of them? Looking at the

Re: GNOME Deutchland e.V. [Was: Re: European bank account for donations]

2012-03-09 Thread Karen Sandler
On Fri, March 9, 2012 7:30 am, Chris Kühl wrote: On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Dave Neary dne...@free.fr wrote: Hi, GNOME has at least 3 sister organisations, with bank accounts, in the EU: GNOME Hispanic, GNOME-fr and GNOME Deutschland eV. Why not create some kind of official

Re: European bank account for donations

2012-03-09 Thread Joaquim Rocha
On 03/09/2012 12:27 PM, Dave Neary wrote: GNOME has at least 3 sister organisations, with bank accounts, in the EU: GNOME Hispanic, GNOME-fr and GNOME Deutschland eV. It's actually GNOME Hispano. Why not create some kind of official relationship with one or more of them? I think this is a

Re: GNOME Deutchland e.V. [Was: Re: European bank account for donations]

2012-03-09 Thread Tobias Mueller
Heya, I remember a similar discussion some time ago, but can't search the archives atm. On 09.03.2012 13:30, Chris Kühl wrote: Does the GNOME e.V. even exist any longer? It never existed, i.e. it never was a e.V. (which is able to give tax deductible invoices). In the thread I remember Murray

Re: European bank account for donations

2012-03-09 Thread Luc Pionchon
On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 22:36, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com wrote: Are any of GNOME's 3 sister organizations that have bank accounts in Europe a tax free charity currently? About French associations tax law, in a nutshell: GNOME-FR is a non-profit organization, so called association

Re: European bank account for donations

2012-03-09 Thread Frederic Crozat
Le 9 mars 2012 23:51, Luc Pionchon pionchon@gmail.com a écrit : On Fri, Mar 9, 2012 at 22:36, Brian Cameron brian.came...@oracle.com wrote: Are any of GNOME's 3 sister organizations that have bank accounts in Europe a tax free charity currently? About French associations tax law, in