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Tesla Roadster for a good cause

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by UC2011, Aug 10, 2011.

  1. UC2011

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  2. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Anyone know if this is legit?
     
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    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    They don't list any actual charity info, but in the 'about us' section, I found "United Charity – an Initiative from Dagmar and Karlheinz Kögel. United Charity is a non-profit charity foundation, leaded by Dagmar and Karlheinz Kögel . Any surplus, that the foundation receives, will be all used to support the charities."

    I'd just wonder how surplus is determined ...
     
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    This the German original text. Here it says that all revenue and gifts goes to charity and that all costs are paid by the foundation.

    I haven't checked this, but only translated the text.
     
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    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    In the US, charities have to register & it's easy to check what percentage of $ goes to overhead vs. is distributed. I assume there is a similar system in the EU ... yes?
     
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    in the UK you must register if your income exceeds £10,000 (if I remember correctly) and all your figures are available for public review.... I'd be surprised if a similar system was not used in the rest of the EU.
     

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