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Tax Exemption and Financial Statements
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Under Swiss law, small associations only have to file taxes once every two years. The next cycle is 2019/2020, with information being posted online during the first half of 2021.
Tax statements are Prepared by artax Fide Consult AG, Gartenstrasse 95, 4002 Basel, Switzerland. For reasons of confidentiality, only summary information is posted online. All institutions contributing to CEBRA’s annual meeting or sponsoring CEBRA financially have the right to more detailed information on income and expenditures (for the year(s) during which they contributed). The information is available for review at the artax office and must be treated as confidential. For requests contact the CEBRA office (office @ this domain org).
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