Pan-European fundraising news.
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Donation States: An international comparison of the tax treatment of donations, a report from Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) project Future World Giving, compares the tax incentives on offer for giving and the system through which they are offered in 26 nations.
The next few months see a number of fundraising conferences taking place around Europe.
The French Association of Fundraisers’ 15th anniversary fundraising seminar focuses on philanthropy this year, including how it has changed in the past 15 years and expected developments in the future.
The European Commission has announced the adoption of a new Action Plan on VAT, proposing reforms to the VAT system, which include a modernised policy on EU rules governing VAT rates.
In January of this year, the international fundraising community was rocked by the loss of one of the best known and most widely respected personalities in fundraising.