Charities with "all-Ukrainian" and "international" statuses

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Charity Fund Registration Fee
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Registration of a charitable foundation in Ukraine
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The charity topic is very popular recently in Ukraine. It related to the laws’ changes on the status and establishment of charitable organizations. People who deal with charity very often think over the possibility to establish organization and there are a lot of questions: how to do it? What changes had happened in the laws? How to do its activity internationally?

The new Law of Ukraine “On charity and charitable organizations” which has come into force since the first of January 2013 and has replaced the old law adopted in1997.

The new law has put a lot of novelties into activity of charitable organizations.

Previously international or all-Ukrainian organization can be established. It means that it must establish charters and representative offices abroad. But the new law doesn’t have clauses about status of organizations and divides them into charitable institutions, funds, community. Each of these has its own characteristics.

The procedure of registration is simplified and there is a state body which provides this official service. All charitable organizations are registered by officials of the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

According to this law charitable organizations define sphere, type, place of its activity and beneficiaries by themselves. So there is no division of organizations according to the law by location.

Activity of charitable organization can be conducted abroad only if there are charters there.

If You want to establish a charitable organization you must submit required documents into the registration service:

-          An application form;

-          Decision of founders to establish an organization (a protocol);

-          Two examples of incorporation documents (charter which includes all information about organization);

-          Bank receipt (an official fee is 51 UAH).

In order to non-division of organizations by location it is better to use words “international” or “all-Ukrainian” in their names. In this case establisher will take care of his reputation earlier.

In conclusion we need to admit that the new law simplifies activity of charitable organizations, excluding the division by location and providing more characteristics of legal entity for organizations.

Publication date: 19/09/2014
Marina Losenko

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Name: Marina Losenko

Position: Associate

Education: National Aviation University

Knowledge of languages: Russian, Ukrainian

Email: [email protected]

Marina Losenko is a lawyer of the company, specializing in corporate law and intellectual property law.

Marina has extensive experience of registration and dissolution of enterprises, charities and non-governmental organizations, representative offices of foreign companies as well as formalization of changes to registration information of the entities.

For quite a long time she has been working in the field of licensing and obtained licenses for different types of business activities including sale of medicines (license for activities of drugstores); wholesale of pesticides and agrochemicals; activities with scrap; activities with hazardous wastes; operations with scrap of precious metals and gemstones; private security services; transportation; tour services; use of redio frequency resource; IPTV services, etc.

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