Advice 1: How to make money for charity

Fashion trend today charity generates in this area a lot of people wishing to enrich themselves at the expense of others. Of course, good works must be done free of charge. But if the Fund is large, sooner or later the question of the extension staff, which would not work for free. Is it possible to do charity and earn money by legal means?
How to make money for charity
Charities are non-profit organizations and have a simplified taxation scheme. In the Fund's Charter must be indicated what percentage of earmarked donations, the organization has the right to use directly on the needs of the Fund. This amount may not exceed 30% of each receipt.
The resulting percentage can be used for rent, salary, office work, transport costs.
All Foundation personnel must be formally employed and subject to applicable taxes. To help you have the right to attract volunteers cooperating with the Foundation on a Pro Bono basis. In this case the official staff can be significantly reduced, leaving only the post of General Director and accountant.
For office rent, as a rule, spent a lot of money. You need to think about whether to abandon the office, and all meetings in neutral places. All the necessary information a potential donor can obtain on the website of the Fund.
You can find a free room, for example, a study at the University, a large company or a children's creativity center. You can go to the local DES and to obtain information on premises leased in the area. Then write a petition to the prefect or the mayor of the city with the request to help to free the area under the Fund.
Transport costs can be compensated with the help of volunteers – to involve them in the delivery of needed items to the beneficiaries. And actively use them on a business trip and for holding charity events.
Thus, if the Fund balance on the no premises, no transport, but just a couple of employees, the legal 30% percent of the monthly donations, you can officially deduct the payroll. Only do not forget that the main purpose of the charitable Foundation – helping the needy, not personal enrichment.

Advice 2 : How to create a charitable Foundation

In recent years more and more society develops in the direction of assist. The optimal method of implementation is to create a charitable Fund. Directions of such funds may be diverse – from helping a specific person to aid to victims of wars and disasters, from preservation of monuments to protect wildlife.

Like any organization, the Fund must be registered in the relevant institutions, must be accountable in its activities.

The basic normative documents regulating the establishment and operation of funds:

  • Of the Federal law N135-FZ dated 11.08.1995 "About charitable activity and charitable organizations";

  • Of the Federal law N7-FZ of 12.01.1996 "On noncommercial organizations".

By law, a charitable Foundation prohibited commercial activity. Money in the Fund come from donors and sponsors. Not less than 80% of contributions received must be spent on charity and not more than 20% for the maintenance of the organization itself.

Money, material resources and services that are provided to the Fund are not taxable. All the momentum of the Fund are documented and submitted quarterly to the tax office in the form of "Report on the use of funds for non-profit organizations.

How to create a charitable Foundation?

The documents that you must provide to create a charitable Foundation:

  • for the founders of natural persons the name of the Fund and its activities;

  • for founders legal entities, additionally the constituent documents;

  • a certificate of registration in EGRUL;

  • the certificate on statement on the tax account;

  • the certificate of registration and constituent documents;

  • Bank details of the founder - legal entity;

  • the letter of Goskomstat on assignment of codes;

  • documents confirming the location of the organization;

  • information about officials - the Director, the accountant.

Be sure to the tax served copies of constituent documents and the Charter, because on their basis the decision on inclusion of the Fund in the registry of non-profit organizations for tax exemption on certain types of income (donations, income from deposits and securities, grants or subsidies from the budgets, etc.).

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