One of the biggest hurdles involved in acquiring tax exemption for your non-profit organization is filing Form 1023. Form 1023 is an overwhelming 31 pages in length and canvasses a breadth of information ranging from the tiniest details to broad questions that leave most people scratching their heads. Luckily, some organizations seeking 501 (c)(3) tax…Details
The Aeta Tribe Foundation is an International 501(c)3 formed in the State of California in May 2015 to promote and protect the health and well-being of the indigenous Aeta Tribes of the Philippines. Prior to the eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991, approximately 800,000 Aeta people lived along the mountain’s slopes. The eruption caused the…Details
Those who have started (or tried to start) a 501c3 charitable organization know form 1023 all too well. But here at Non Profit Legal Center, we want to give you some preliminary form 1023 instructions in plain language. What types of organizations use form 1023? Organizations that may qualify for exemption under section 501c3…Details
One of our most recent clients to receive their 501c3 status is The Dermatology Education Foundation, a California Nonprofit Corporation. Our firm requested Expedited Processing with the IRS and got 501c3 status approved in less than 5 months. Currently, the IRS has over 600,000 applications, and is averaging more than six months to approve applications…Details
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Nonprofits are eligible to apply for 501(c)(3) tax exemption if their purpose is to become a charitable, religious, scientific or educational organization. After gaining the 501(c)(3) status, organizations redeem various benefits to help their cause. We at NonprofitLegalCenter.com will help your organization become 501(c)(3) tax deductible!Details
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On August 21 from 2:00PM-3:00PM EDT, the IRS Exempt Organizations will be holding a phone forum discussing 501(c)(7) Social and Recreational Organizations. These organizations are defined as being organized for pleasure, recreation and other nonprofitable purposes. Examples include fraternities, country clubs, hobby clubs and sports clubs. The central purpose of these organizations is to provide…Details
Your 501(c)(4) organization might be eligible for expedited processing of you application, according to an IRS update. To qualify, your organization must meet all of the following criteria:
- Your organization applied for exemption as a 501(c)(4) organization.
- Your application had been pending for more than 120 days as of May 28, 2013.
- Your case involves possible political campaign intervention or issue advocacy.
If this information pertains to your organization, you may receive a Letter 5228, which is an Application Notification of Expedited 501(c)(4) Option. In order to self-certify your organization with a Letter 5228, your organization must devote “60% or more of both spending and time to activities that promote social welfare as defined by Section 501(c)(4)” and devote less than 40% of your efforts to political campaign intervention. Also, your organization needs to ensure that these thresholds apply for past, current and future activities. Follow the instructions listed in Letter 5228 to self-certify your organization and sign and return pages 4-5 within 45 days of the date of the letter.
For more information about Letter 5228 including how to make sure you meet the eligibility criteria in order to receive the letter, visit this page provided by the IRS.