<div dir="ltr">the issue isn't so much tax as the fact that these organisations need to take a small percentage to fund their operation - in the case of GoFundMe it's 3%. personal payments via Paypal (at least within the same currency) don't incur fees.<div><br></div><div>i wish i'd known about the Paypal option before donating. oh well.</div><div><br></div><div><br></div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 12:41 PM, Tom Bugs <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:admin@bugbrand.co.uk" target="_blank">admin@bugbrand.co.uk</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">
  
    
  
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    GoFundMe are pretty hands-off about it:<br>
    "Most donations on GoFundMe are personal gifts between family &
    friends and not usually tax deductible. Only donations made to a '<a href="http://www.gofundme.com/charity-donations" target="_blank">Certified Charity</a>'
    campaign may be eligible for tax deductions. We recommend you
    consult with a tax professional about your specific situation"<br>
    I don't see that as different from Personal Payment via Paypal
    really...?!...<div><div class="h5"><br>
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    <div>On 22/11/2015 20:35, James Meagher
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      <div dir="ltr">Hmmm . . . interesting point. I just sent a Friends
        and Family PayPal donation because GoFundMe only accept credit
        cards it seems. </div>
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        <div class="gmail_quote">On Sun, Nov 22, 2015 at 2:28 PM, Roman
          <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:modular@go2.pl" target="_blank">modular@go2.pl</a>></span>
          wrote:<br>
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            after donating I thought why his daughter (isn't she running
            the campaign?) hasn't set up a bunch of products in their
            store for various amounts to do the same thing without
            gofundme fees. It's all already there, no hassle. But then I
            thought maybe Ray was against the idea, as the description
            says something about it, or maybe if there are so many
            payments to his account directly, this would be treated like
            regular income and IRS will take their share. I don't know,
            but maybe gofundme stuff is differently taxed?<span><font color="#888888"><br>
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                Dnia 21 listopada 2015 19:39 Florian Anwander <<a href="mailto:fanwander@mnet-online.de" target="_blank"></a><a href="mailto:fanwander@mnet-online.de" target="_blank">fanwander@mnet-online.de</a>>
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                    <div>On AH matrix from <a href="http://tmatrixsynth.com" target="_blank">tmatrixsynth.com</a>
                      gave the hint, to donate directly to his paypal
                      account<br>
                      <a href="http://www.matrixsynth.com/2015/11/ray-wilson-of-music-from-outer-space.html" target="_blank">http://www.matrixsynth.com/2015/11/ray-wilson-of-music-from-outer-space.html</a><br>
                      Do it as personal payment. You will have to pay
                      one percent of the amount.<br>
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                      Done too.<br>
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                      Florian<br>
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                      On 21.11.15 18:17 , <a href="mailto:info@synthcube.com" target="_blank">info@synthcube.com</a>
                      wrote:
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                        <div><span style="font-family:Verdana;color:#000000;font-size:10pt">we
                            donated as well and passed along the link
                            via facebook et al.</span></div>
                        <div><span style="font-family:Verdana;color:#000000;font-size:10pt">best
                            wished for ray and family.<br>
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