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Characteristics of Non-Profits

There are 3 primary characteristics of all non-profit organizations. First is to serve the community, secondly, provide security to staff, and finally earn enought money to continue in operations in the future.

Forms of Business Ownership

01/04/2017

When an entrepreneur starts out on his long journey of building a legacy with his business; he almost immediately focuses on the legal status of his business.   His thoughts include:  ‘Should I become a limited liability company or an [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]