[Talk-GB] Openstreetmap Foundation Charity Number
openstreetmap at firefishy.com
Tue Aug 18 13:16:24 UTC 2015
On 18 August 2015 at 12:40, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> On 18/08/15 12:16, Bob Kerr wrote:
>> I am just about to post an advert in the big issue for our International
>> Development Fair
>> and I get to save paying vat if I have a charity number. I know the
>> Openstreetmap Foundation company number
>> Does anyone have any suggestions or will I just have to pay the VAT
> OSMF is not a charity, so there is no charity number.
For clarity... OpenStreetMap Foundation is registered as a
not-for-profit organisation, but not (yet) registered as a charity.
Becoming a charity would be a significant burden on the
reporting/operating of the foundation, with unclear benefits. If
anyone has experience setting up and running a UK charity, the OSMF
board would be interested in having a chat.
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