On 4/26/06, Rory McCann <rory.mccann at camarades.camara.ie> wrote:
> On 24/04/06, Lloyd <11811 at eircom.net> wrote:
> > Hi Rory,
> > I was just wondering - is that a _registered_ charity - for tax purposes
> > etc...?
Registration of a charity in Ireland is exclusively for tax purposes.
There is no real register of charities, other than the Revenue
> I'm afraid it's not a registered charity. From what I understand a group
> needs to be up and active for a year before you can apply to be a
> charity. Camara has only been set up recently, so can't apply to be a
> charity, just yet.
That's not my understanding of it - but the Revenue Commissioners' are
generally pretty helpful when it comes to the charities section. I'd
suggest you contact them sooner rather than later. Lloyd is right -
presenting your credentials will generally be of more help to your
cause than the hassle taken to get those credentials.
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