krueger at lesspain.de
Mon Nov 5 16:25:13 CET 2012
I will do that. I have contacted the FFIS via email to get an official
confirmation of what I have read at other inofficial sources but so far the
FFIS has not responded. Maybe I'll try it via telephone.
On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Michael Niedermayer <michaelni at gmx.at>wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:37:49AM +0100, Robert Krüger wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 5:19 PM, Peter B. <pb at das-werkstatt.com> wrote:
> > > On 10/27/2012 04:20 AM, Carl Eugen Hoyos wrote:
> > >> Don Moir <donmoir <at> comcast.net> writes:
> > >>
> > >>> SPI looks like a generalized place to make donations
> > >>> for Software in the Public Interest.
> > >>>
> > >>> I only looked briefly, but how do you make a donation
> > >>> to just the ffmpeg group rather than generalized ?
> > >> A 100% certain way is to look at http://ffmpeg.org/donations.html
> > >> (even briefly) and follow the "Click&Pledge" link.
> > >>
> > > I would be interested in a way which is suitable for companies to pay
> > > donations to FFmpeg.
> > > Here in Austria, you need a legal entity which is registered somewhere
> > > somehow in order to be able to donate to that entity as a company.
> > >
> > > The SPI dontains page  makes it sounds like there is way to transfer
> > > money to an account, unless using US-dollar checkes or money order.
> > >
> > > What would be the preferred and legally correct way of donating money
> > > an Austrian company to FFmpeg?
> > >
> > I'm not sure if that helps you in Austria but as far as my research
> > has shown, using the ffis (http://www.ffis.de/) to make donations to
> > SPI at least seems to work for german companies (work in terms of tax
> > deductability and simple money transfer). Since Austria and Germany
> > are sometimes not so different legally, it might work for you too but
> > you would have to verify this.
> If someone tries this, please document it and if appropriate send
> a patch to update/improve our donations page
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