DOZ e.V. has joined the Initiative Transparent Civil Society. In doing so, we voluntarily commit ourselves to complying with the transparency standards developed by the Action Alliance Initiative Transparent Civil Society.
Further information can be found here:
1. Name, Registered Office, Address, Year of Foundation
Name: DOZ e.V.
Register: Leipzig Local Court VR 5613
Registered office: Leipzig
Address: Shakespearestraße 18, 04107 Leipzig, Germany
Year of foundation: 2014
1st name: Union of Kurdish Students in Syria and Germany e.V. – Registration 2014
2nd name: Independent Committee for Social Development and Self-Organised Democracy (UKSSD) e.V. – name changed in 2016
3rd name: DOZ e.V. – name changed in 2017
Initiative Transparent Civil Society Contact Person:
Andrea Rutzen: email@example.com
2. Statutes and Aims
Our work focuses on the sectors of humanitarian aid, development cooperation and civil society.
Statutes PDF available here: DOZ – Satzung
3. Notice of the Tax office, Tax Exemption
Name of the issuing tax office: Finanzamt Leipzig II
Tax number: 231/140/31356
We are exempt from corporation tax according to § 5 Abs. 1 Nr 9 KstG and from trade tax according to § 3 Nr. 6 GewStG, because we exclusively and directly serve tax-privileged non-profit purposes in the sense of §§ 51 ff. AO.
The purposes of the statutes comply with § 52 para. 2 sentence 1 no. 5, 7, 13 and 15 AO.
Last issue: Being processed
Assessment period: 2015-2017
Tax Exemption Certificate as PDF available here DOZ Freistellungsbescheid
4. Name and Function of the Main Decision Makers
Board of Directors
Abdulaziz Ramadan – Chairman
Dr. Ursula Bischof – Deputy Chairperson
Gabriele Kämpfe – Treasurer
6. Staff Structure
As of 29.03.2023, DOZ e.V. employs 3 full-time staff members in Germany. Of these, 3 work part-time at 20 hours per week. In addition, we employ about 6 freelancers and are supported by 5 volunteers. In Iraq and Syria, we employ 120 full-time staff members and are supported by 25 volunteers.
7. and 8. Source and Application of Funds
Annual financial statement as PDF available here DOZ Jahresabschluss 2020
9. Corporate Legal Affiliation with Third Parties
There is no corporate affiliation with third parties.
10. Names of persons and institutions whose annual donations account for more than ten percent of the total annual budget