However, there are a number of very good reasons NOT to send such money directly to SCA Inc. To protect both the SCA and the land, you want it owned by a different tax-exempt organization.
Among the reasons, we already had one almost disastrous court case, which the SCA lost. We don't need to encourage a lot of salivating, ambulance chasing lawyers out to target SCA Inc. (again?).
Here is a little bit on the various kingdom land funds, although I've not gotten any updates in a while. :-(
SCA-land-msg (29K) 1/28/00 SCA owned land ideas. West and Trimaris Land Funds.
Tibor, I thought you were around, and involved in, the SCA BoD problems in 1994?
On Dec 17, 2013, at 4:17 PM, Mark Schuldenfrei <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On 12/17/2013 4:23 PM, Nest ffynnon wrote:
>> (Or could the SCA also be considered a charitable
> The SCA is, and has LONG been, a recognized tax-exempt charity
> and donations to it are deductible under the law. So is
> volunteer service as an officer - check with your tax
> preparer and make your own determination.
THLord Stefan li Rous Barony of Bryn Gwlad Kingdom of Ansteorra
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