How to Get Non-Profit Status

Society CornerIs your society officially registered as a tax-exempt non-profit association? There are a number of benefits including:

  • your society doesn’t pay federal income tax
  • your society is eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions and contributors can deduct their contributions
  • as an “official” non-profit, you can get discounts with services like PayPal

Don’t know what it takes to get non-profit status? Check out this article at wikiHow for details. Note that in many states, you may need to register both at the state level and the federal level.

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