Avoiding Conflicts of Interest in the 501c3 Application Process

What are conflicts of interest? On a day to day basis I have dealings with a variety of nonprofit organizations, and have discovered one pressing issue that seems to be faced by all organizations, startup and established, big and small—conflicts of interest. Because conflicts of interest can be a serious threat to both an organization’s […]

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501c3 Tax Exemption for Church

Before submitting a tax exempt form, does my church qualify to be a 501c3 organization? So you would like to start a 501c3 organization and submit a tax exempt form, but are unsure whether you are a church or a religious organization? Before providing clarity regarding church tax exemption process, we must first evaluate and […]

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Nonprofit Does Not Mean Tax Exempt

Understanding the steps to 501(c)(3) A common misconception in the field of philanthropy is the notion that an organization is exempt from paying taxes simply due to the fact that it has been organized as a nonprofit. Unfortunately, with very few exceptions, this particular misunderstanding could leave an organization facing tax debt with both the IRS […]

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