Charitable or Non-Profit Making Organizations/Status
We consider ourselves to be a leading firm in Germany when it comes to advising charitable or non-profit making organizations on all questions concerning the law governing non-profit making organizations and the best strategic and tax-efficient structure to choose.
- Formation advice and routine advice to non-profit making bodies (associations, private and public-sector foundations, non-profit making limited liability companies (gGmbH))
- Expert opinions on questions concerning the law governing non-profit making organizations
- Tax advice regarding the structure of an organization’s bye-laws and statutes in order to obtain or maintain a charitable or non-profit making status
- Structuring advice so as to differetiate between tax-privileged enterprises in pursuance of charitable objectives (Zweckbetriebe) and commercial business enterprises (Geschäftsbetriebe) to corporations
- Advising on the conflicting areas of the immediate utilization or funds and the admissible creation of reserves
- Legal advice on donations and sponsoring