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Werner Koch wk at
Tue Feb 6 19:10:30 UTC 2018

On Mon,  5 Feb 2018 14:58, daniel at said:

> - the German laws for non-profits (this was mentioned on another list)

There is no specific law in Germany for non-profits.  You have to
distinguish between all the possible legal forms for an association.
The FSFE is a German eingetragener Verein which has only very few legal
requirements so that the Verein can will define its rules in its

A charitable Verein is a bit more restricted as a general Verein.  For
example it is not allowed to issue a receipt for donations received for
an exchange.  Demanding a fixed purpose for a donation would may be such
an exchange.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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