[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] financial summaries posted for Sugar Labs' 4 fiscal years 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Fri Feb 12 22:40:32 EST 2016

I've a related degree in business, which covered much accounting.

The statements show considerable health; assets greater than
liabilities, income greater than expenses, over a reasonable time

Sugar Labs should spend a bit more.  I've no suggestions on what to
spend on, but I'm sure the board can come up with some ideas.

On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 10:12:40PM -0500, Adam Holt wrote:
> I'm still trying the understand the many financial documents forwarded by [1]
> http://SFConservancy.org overnight (received by all 7 Sugar Labs Oversight
> Board office holders this morning) which go back to Sugar Labs' inception in
> 2008, towards understanding what's most important to publish.  But this is a
> good start:
>    [2]https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Finance
> Over a dozen figures are posted from each of Sugar Labs' 4 most recent fiscal
> years 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
> I don't have an accounting degree (unfortunately, so much of this language is
> new to me!) but if anybody has further questions, I can try to do more research
> and post a bit more as necessary.
> Finally as we begin to look from the past to the future, thank you to Walter
> Bender for researching why TripAdvisor's third annual payment of $40,000 which
> has not yet arrived, as would normally have been expected in October 2015,
> Adam
> References:
> [1] http://sfconservancy.org/
> [2] https://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Finance

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James Cameron

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