[Foundation-l] Blackout at Italian Wikipedia
Federico Leva (Nemo)
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Thu Oct 6 13:25:22 UTC 2011
Thomas Goldammer, 05/10/2011 09:21:
> 2011/10/5 Samuel Klein<meta.sj at gmail.com>:
>> CLPI has a good practical summary of the law in this area:
> Q. If a charity incorporated in this country has an Australian (for
> example) affiliate that lobbies (according to United States
> definitions of lobbying) and the affiliate shows up on the IRS 990
> Form would its lobbying expenditures count against expenditure limits
> in this country?
> A. Yes, the affiliate's lobbying expenditures would count against the
> expenditure limits of the charity incorporated in this country.
> Do WMF chapters count as affiliates?
No. At least, we all try hard for them not to and we usually think me
> (Does "charity" mean a 501(c)(3) thing?)
Yes, although there is some confusion if I remember correctly (browse
the archives, we're off topic here :-p).
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