[Foundation-l] [ANNOUNCEMENT] Greenspan illustration project

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 00:48:17 UTC 2007

On 03/11/2007, GerardM <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hoi,
> Sorry for being dense. The WMF has received a substantial gift. It is to be
> used for improving illustrations of Wikipedia. Where does the US come in and
> what does this have to do with tax implications and why is this of relevance
> to this list ?
> Once money has been given to the WMF, the WMF can spend the money where it
> wants. People or organisations may deduct taxes under certain conditions. If
> these conditions are met is none of our business.
> Thanks,
>     GerardM

When you pay someone to do something, that someone has to pay tax on
that income. If that income comes from overseas, it can get a little
complicated for all concerned. The issues are fairly minor and can all
be overcome quite easily, I'm just seeking assurance that they have
been considered.

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