[drupal-devel] Drupal foundation / non-profit
killesreiter at physik.uni-freiburg.de
Sun Jul 3 10:56:10 UTC 2005
On Sat, 2 Jul 2005, David Norman wrote:
> Boris Mann wrote:
> > Some devil's advocate questions:
> > How much does non-profit / tax deduction matter? Does it *have* to be
> > a non-profit? There are tax-write offs, and then there are business
> > write offs.
> I'd say if you're going to forfeit profits, go all the way and get the
> IRS recognition paperwork filed for the USA's entity. If you want to
> play devil's advocate, I think a better question might be to ask whether
> the Drupal entity should be run for-profit. Developers are a large part
> students right now, but at some point they're going to need regular
> income that a for-profit unit could theoretically provide.
I don't think that "income for developers" should be on the agenda for
such a foundation.
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