November 9, 2022

Finnish VAT law temporarily changes to exempt donations to those fleeing Ukraine war

The VAT Act has temporarily changed in Finland to make goods being donated to those fleeing the war in Ukraine VAT free. In May, the government […]
November 9, 2022

OECD Common Reporting Standard amended to reduce nonprofit burden

Last month the OECD (the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) released amendments to its Common Reporting Standard (CRS) in recognition of the burden of reporting […]
September 22, 2022

Free EFA webinar to focus on EU proposal for legal framework to strengthen & protect CSOs

EFA is holding a free webinar on 25 October to provide an overview of recent updates to the European space for civil society organisations. In particular […]
September 14, 2022

Patrick Gibbels: Swiss say no to opt-in for door drops

This month our Brussels correspondent explores Switzerland’s recent rejection of a proposed opt-in for unaddressed mail and what it would mean for nonprofits if such an […]
August 10, 2022

Patrick Gibbels: Czech Presidency of the EU – what’s in store for fundraising?

On 1 July 2022, the Czech Republic took over the Presidency of the EU. In this month’s blog, our Brussels correspondent Patrick Gibbels explains how the […]
June 8, 2022

Patrick Gibbels: new ePrivacy Regulation proposal could leave nonprofit & commercial calls indistinguishable

With negotiations on the proposed ePrivacy Regulation currently taking place, a new proposal regarding outbound telephone calls has come to light. Patrick Gibbels – our policy […]