On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 06:22:25PM +0900, Andrew wrote:
> So just to clarify, you mean that we may be able (assuming all sorts of
> things which haven't yet been discussed or resolved) to get tax deductible
> status for donations to WMA for WMA purposes, but not for donations to WMA
> for WMF purposes?

Yes, I think that puts it better. The question might be how we can
include WMF within the purposes of WMA. We need a tame lawyer. I'll ask
the one wikipedian in Australia who is an academic laywer what he
thinks.

Cheers, Brian.
 
> cheers
> Andrew
> 
> 2008/11/25 Brian Salter-Duke <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> 
> > On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 05:49:06PM +1100, Brianna Laugher wrote:
> > > 2008/11/25 Karl Goetz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > > >> I received a couple of emails to our contact address about how to
> > > >> donate or if donations to us were tax deductible. (For the record they
> > > >> are NOT.)
> > > >
> > > > Any chance that will change?
> > >
> > > Tax deductability status is something we will definitely be seeking
> > > but it will something to look at after the AGM I think.
> >
> > There may be an issue that we can get tax deductable status for
> > donations for charitable purposes in Australia but not for sending
> > donations to the USA for what might well be considered chartitable
> > purposes just in the USA. We need to investigate that.
> >
> > Brian.
> >
> > > Brianna
> > >
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