Applying for a 501(c)3
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Getting Started With the 501(c)(3) Process
Whenever a church is formed there are a few things that need to be done to ensure that the church can stand on its own for years to come. One such thing is becoming a 501(c)(3) organization. This article will cover the basics of 501(c)(3) and give some guidance on how to perform this process.
The IRS defines 501(c)(3) as a tax law provision granting exemption from the federal income tax to non-profit organizations. An organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes. In laymen terms this means that a church with 501(c)(3) status does not have to pay sales taxes and can accept charitable donations. Individuals donating to a church with 501(c)(3) status are able to deduct the contribution on their tax returns. Read the rest of this article.
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