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Non Profit Organizations

Non Profit Organizations serve a community purpose as their primary reason for existence. Their secondary purpose is to provide security for the employees and finally earn enough money to continue operations.

Form 990 – Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax

07/29/2013

Section 6033 of the Internal Revenue Code requires tax exempt organizations to file an annual report.  Form 990 fulfills this requirement.  Many citizens utilize the information from Form 990 to evaluate the non-profit organization they donate to [...]

Fundraising with Bowling – An Effective Event

01/16/2013

Raising money while having a good time as a charity can be a challenge.  The primary goal of any charity event is to have a good time and remind the participants of the mission of the organization.  The secondary goal is to raise money.  Bowling [...]

Fundraising with Golf – Does it Work?

01/03/2013

I have played in about eight of those fundraising golf tournaments and personally ran two more.  I found them to be very low in the return on the investment.  Furthermore, the risk associated with weather hampers the real bottom line.  Overall, I [...]

The 501(c)3 Organization

12/12/2012

I have had many clients come to me to ask how they could start a non-profit organization.  The main purpose of starting a nonprofit is to gain the contribution advantage the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides.  Why do you need the IRS to [...]