Category Archives: Tax-Exempt Organizations

Busy morning for the tax-exempt entity entries

This morning I spruced up the Hospitals, Tax-Exempt Organizations, Campaign Contributions and Foundations entries.   In addition to the edits, I added in links to the Active Organizations search posted by the National Center For Charitable Statistics and the IRS’s Political Organization … Continue reading

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The week in review

Some additions: A “Campaign Contributions” section for the Background Checks entry; A “Dockets/Case Information” section for the Massachusetts entry; A “Land Records” section for the Washington State entry; The specialty public records platform Archives for the “Marriage and Divorce Records” section … Continue reading

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New resources for the West Virginia entry

I spruced up the West Virgina entry a bit.  Highlights added include the Legislature’s page for checking bill status, the Secretary of State’s Online Applications for searching businesses, charities, UCC filings, trademarks and licenses, and the West Virginia State Bar Practice … Continue reading

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Nonprofits v. Not-for-Profits

Is there a difference between a nonprofit and a non-for-profit?  Some say so, some say no.   I revised the “Nonprofit v. Not-for-Profit” section of the Nonprofit Organizations entry to clarify the distinction. As I understand it, some people think of a … Continue reading

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Tax advice for private foundations

If you have a question about the rules governing private foundations, check out Private Foundations: Tax Law and Compliance by Bruce Hopkins and/or BNA Tax Management Portfolios 473, 474, and 876 through 880.  Odds are good you’ll find your answer in one … Continue reading

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Researching Nonprofit Corporation Laws

Many states base all or some of their nonprofit corporation laws on the ABA’s Revised Model Nonprofit Corporation Act. If you can’t find much discussion of a section in your state’s nonprofit corporation law, you may be able to find … Continue reading

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