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Foundations – A Good Deal For Society

by Beate Eckhardt; Jürg Niederbacher; Karsten Timmer; Lukas von Orelli; Marcel Widrig; Thomas Grossen

Jul 1, 2019

This study investigates whether setting up a tax-exempt grant-making foundation pays off for society, or whether the process primarily provides tax breaks which ultimately benefit those who set up the foundation, without generating adequate added value for the public at large.