CommunityCurrenciesLaw is a project of the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC), and a user-supported library of legal tools, research, and resources to support economies based on barter, gifts, time banks, and local currencies.

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IMPORTANT: CommunityCurrenciesLaw was created by the Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) to provide a forum for sharing, organizing, and making sense of information related to the laws relevant to building resilient communities. The information on this website is not legal advice, and should absolutely not be taken as true or accurate, especially because this is a collaborative space in which many people are contributing ideas and information. Information on this page could become outdated, and laws vary from place to place.

Most importantly, we’d like to repeat that the information contained here is NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Anyone who uses this website should verify this information independently and seek independent legal counsel before relying on any of this information. If you have read this entire paragraph, congratulations and thank you! Now you are warmed up and ready to dive into our resources!

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This site is also a work-in-progress, so please check back often as it evolves and contact us if you’d like to contribute. You can also check out our Community Currencies Program to learn how we are working to create a world where communities have innovative and satisfying means for people to provide for and exchange with each other.