抜けられそう! the Nara City mayoral election
7月 02

We visited all political parties to which Diet member belonged last week.
It is for request for the revision of “Law to Promote Specified Nonprofit Activities” and the revision of nonprofits tax system called “Tax-exemption for Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporations”.

The outline is the following.

Request for revision of “Law to Promote Specified Nonprofit Activities”

  1. Change the law name and the corporate name.
    The law name is changed from “Law to Promote Specified Nonprofit Activities” into “Law to develop the Civil Activity”.
    The corporate name is changed from “Specified Nonprofit Corporation” into “Civil Activity Corporation”.
    (note: new english name is unofficial translation)
  2. Shorten the period until being authorized after it applies.
    It is necessary now for 4 months. Please make it within two months.
  3. Simplifies the various necessary procedures for management.
  4. Promote the corporate information disclosed by prefecture on the Internet. In that case, protect the individual information.
    (Only the hard copy is open to the public under the present law. )
  5. Others

Rquest for the revision of “Tax-exemption for Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporations”

  1. Set the numerical targets of the number of Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporations.
    (50% of all
    Specified Nonprofit Corporations)
  2. Eased the requirement for approval.
  3. Enhance the staff of National Tax Administration Agency for the approves earlier. And make limit for the examination period (in 4 months). (It is necessary now during eight months on the average, 2 months on the longest.)
  4. To be able to renew the approved qualification.
    It is necessary to receive approval again now on the expiration.
  5. Enhance the tax exemption for the Approved Specified Nonprofit Corporations.
  6. Exempt the corporation tax of a small-scale non-aprroved Specified Nonprofit Corporations from taxation.

This requests made by “Liaison Meeting to Reform Tax system and Corporate system for nonprofits”. The leading group that exceeds 40 is participating there.

note: This translation is unofficial.
Original document and a list of participated organization is the following.(Japanese)
http://www.npoweb.jp/modules/news1/article.php?storyid=3145

3 Responses to “Request for “Law to Promote Specified Nonprofit Activities” revision”

  1. Petra Says:

    I should have kept a photo with you and the document…
    ただしいことがしていますね。
    It is my honour of sharing that moment.
    Keep on the right track.

  2. Kenji Says:

    Photo!? It is not valuable…
    Please teach me NGO system of your country someday.

  3. Petra Says:

    これは宿題? :P
    実は最近”どうやって新しいdonorが招待した方いい”と困っています。会社の利点も考えし、規制も探しています。でもちょと…
    Wish that everything going well there..

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