So you want to start a nonprofit? At both the state and federal level, there are “rules of the road” that a nonprofit must know. Get practical information for starting and running a nonprofit organization and discover relevant laws, regulations, procedures, ethical issues, and practice tips. Explore the basics of incorporating and drafting articles and bylaws and examine what it means to be a “purely public charity” under Pennsylvania law. Learn what you need to know about filing requirements, fundraising regulations, restrictions on political activity, how to complete the IRS form 1023 to apply for federal tax exempt status, and the benefits and burdens of being tax exempt and what types of income are still subject to tax.
Summary of ContentsStarting a PA 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization
Maintaining a PA 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization
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