Re: Debian UK
Stephen Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Honestly, you're the first one to bring up that there's some limitation
> on volume regarding being commercial or non-commercial. This still
> doesn't deal with the issue that we claim to not sell products on our
> webpage. Do you happen to know what the volume is before you become a
> commercial entity?
£60000 turnover => you *must* be VAT registered.
You might get sued => you *want* a form of association providing
protection for officers and members e.g. Limited Company
Don't make a profit => nothing at all.
Don't want to make a profit => nothing at all
You pay money to people in recompense for their efforts or to cover
their expenses => someone in the org should understand UK PAYE, Tax and
This stuff isn't hard. It's just *stupid* to go around saying "oh, we
claim we're not commercial because we're not trying to make a profit,
just raise some money". It would be like, oh, trying to do contract work
without a legal entity to bill through and then wondering why the taxman
wanted a lot of money from you.
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