Issues concerning NGOs
No matter whether you are just a recently formed initiative group or an organization with a considerable experience and history of activity, the Lithuanian legal acts have imposed many requirements of the documentation and management of your activities. This chapter deals with the main guidelines concerning standard legitimization procedures as well as the things that should not be forgotten and paid attention to when administering the activities of you organization. The information provided generally applies to associations, charity and sponsorship funds and public establishments.
It should be considered that any procedure or drafting of related documents depends directly on the specific features and needs of an organization; therefore, you should better examine the provided legal acts and documents to be sure that they are applicable to the particular situation you are in.
More specifically, here you may find the following information:
The organization’s establishment procedure – the establishment stages are presented briefly, the document samples and links, as well as the information about the assistance you may expect in the course of the process, are provided.
The amendment procedure of the Articles of Association already in force – the stages of their amendment, what you should know about the contents of the Articles as well as the samples of internal documents as well as relevant legal acts.
What you should know about changing a name and registered office of the organization – what are the main differences of them and what are the obligatory procedures of their establishment; samples of main related documents are provided as well.
Samples of main contracts used in everyday activities – you should use them as a starting point in drafting the contracts best suitable for your specific situation.
The general information about accounting – the main stages of it, relevant legal acts and the help you may apply for and the information concerning administration of it.
Information about the compulsory taxes – the table listing the main NGO related taxes, their rates, declarations and legal acts regulating them.
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