Transparency is a central component of our work. As a donation organization, we want to report as transparently and comprehensibly as possible on how we use donations. That is why we have joined the Transparent Civil Society initiative. We are committed to making the following ten pieces of information available to the public and keeping them up to date at all times.
1. name, seat, address and year of foundation
2. statutes and goals
3. notice of exemption
Life e.V. is recognized as serving charitable purposes according to the attachment to the corporation tax assessment notice of the Reutlingen tax office, tax number 78042/31610, dated June 14, 2022, for the last assessment period 2019-2020 and is exempt from corporation tax according to §5 para.1 no.9 of the Corporation Tax Act and from trade tax according to §3 no.6 of the Trade Tax Act.
4. name and function of key decision-makers
Management Board: Bastian Günther
Supervisory Board: Susanne Schäfer
The Executive Board and Supervisory Board each consist of only one person.
5. activity report
6. personnel structure
7. source of funds
A detailed overview of our source of funds can be found in the current annual report (from p.12).
Account balance at the beginning and end of the reference year
Account balance at Jan. 1, 2022: 19,896.95 €
Account balance at Dec. 31, 2022: 9,916.19 €
8. appropriation of funds
9. corporate legal relationship with third parties
Life e.V. is an independent nature conservation society and is not affiliated with any other society in the legal sense. Pro Ocean is a trademark of Life e.V.