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Topic: Charitable organization


In the News (Tue 23 Apr 19)

  
  Charitable Organizations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A charitable organization that fails to register before a solicitation is made or fails to timely file its tax filings with the attorney general pursuant to Subsection C of this section may be assessed a late filing fee of one hundred dollars ($100).
The charitable organization on whose behalf the professional fundraiser is acting shall certify that the contract and solicitation materials filed with the attorney general are true and complete.
All charitable organizations subject to the Charitable Solicitations Act [this article] shall disclose upon request the percentage of the funds solicited that are spent on the costs of fundraising.
www.ago.state.nm.us /divs/cons/charities/statute.htm   (3058 words)

  
 Charitable Organization Registration Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
A charitable organization registration is valid for a period of 12 months from its effective date and must be renewed on or before the expiration date each year.
If the charitable organization is newly formed and has not received charitable contributions, a signed statement from an officer of the organization attesting to the financial status of the organization will be accepted in lieu of a financial statement.
Upon solicitation, a charitable organization, paid solicitor or solicitor agent is required to disclose its name and location, and state that a full description of the charitable program and financial statement of the charitable organization is available.
www.sos.state.ga.us /securities/charitable_organization.htm   (1515 words)

  
 Starting a Business - Charitable Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The organizations described in IRC Section 501(c)(3) are commonly referred to under the general heading of "charitable organizations." Organizations described in IRC Section 501(c)(3), other than testing for public safety organizations, are eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with IRC Section 170.
The articles of organization must limit the organization's purposes to one or more of the exempt purposes set forth in IRC Section 501(c)(3) and must not expressly empower it to engage, other than as an insubstantial part of its activities, in activities that are not in furtherance of one or more of those purposes.
The organization must not be organized or operated for the benefit of private interests, such as the creator or the creator's family, shareholders of the organization, other designated individuals, or persons controlled directly or indirectly by such private interests.
www.mrpete.net /about2.html2.html   (1064 words)

  
 IMBA Resources: Advocacy and Organizing: Achieving Tax-Exempt And Charitable Status For Your Mountain Bike Club
Second, the term charitable organization is used to describe organizations that are defined as that type of entity under law, as opposed to religious, educational, scientific, and like entities.
An organization that is charitable under this definition is one that may maintain community recreational facilities, assist in community beautification projects (cleaning up litter at trailheads), or work to preserve and beautify public parks.
Charitable organizations, to be tax-exempt, file with the IRS an application for recognition of the exemption.
www.imba.com /resources/organizing/charitable_status.html   (2879 words)

  
 DRL - Charitable Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
An organization that is described in section 501 (c) (3) of the internal revenue code and that is exempt from taxation under section 501 (a) of the internal revenue code.
A charitable organization that operates solely within one community and that received less than $50,000 in contributions during its most recently completed fiscal year may apply to the department for an exemption from the disclosure requirements under this section.
A professional fund-raiser and a charitable organization that is required to be registered must enter into a written contract that clearly states the respective obligations of the professional fund-raiser and the charitable organization and states the amount of gross revenue, raised under the contract, that the charitable organization will receive.
drl.wi.gov /prof/char/pfaq.htm   (1607 words)

  
 Illinois Attorney General - Forming a Charitable Organization
There are three major governmental bodies that every charitable organization operating in the State of Illinois must contact prior to solicitation or other activity within the state.
An organization must contact the Office of the Illinois Attorney General’s Charitable Trust Bureau to register as required under the Illinois Charitable Organization Laws prior to any solicitation or holding of charitable assets.
An organization should also contact the Internal Revenue Service to determine the type of tax exemption for which the organization would qualify and obtain the forms for applying for the exemption at Internal Revenue Service, 320 W. Washington St., Room 611, Springfield, IL, or 230 S. Dearborn St., Room 2400, Chicago, IL 60604, toll-free 1-800-829-1040.
www.ag.state.il.us /charities/forming.html   (389 words)

  
 Exemption Requirements
Organizations described in section 501(c)(3) are commonly referred to as charitable organizations.  Organizations described in section 501(c)(3), other than testing for public safety organizations, are eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions in accordance with Code section 170.
An organization will be regarded as operated exclusively for one or more exempt purposes only if it engages primarily in activities that accomplish exempt purposes specified in section 501(c)(3).  An organization will not be so regarded if more than an insubstantial part of its activities does not further an exempt purpose.
Section 501(c)(3) organizations are restricted in how much political and legislative (lobbying) activities they may conduct.  For a detailed discussion, see Political and Lobbying Activities.  For more information about lobbying activities by charities, see the article Lobbying Issues; for more information about political activities of charities, see the FY-2002 CPE topic Election Year Issues.
www.irs.gov /charities/charitable/article/0,,id=96099,00.html   (171 words)

  
 Charitable
The term charitable organization shall not include religious agencies and organizations and charities, agencies, and organizations operated, supervised, or controlled by or in connection with a religious organization.
A bona fide salaried officer, employee, or volunteer of a charitable organization shall not be deemed to be a fundraising counsel.
A bona fide salaried officer, employee, or volunteer of a charitable organization or commercial coventurer shall not be deemed to be a paid solicitor.
www2.state.ga.us /GaOCA/charitab.htm   (7980 words)

  
 OLR - CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS
"Charitable Organization" means any person or entity registered by the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation that is, or holds itself out to be, organized or operated for any charitable purpose and solicits, accepts, or obtains contributions from the public for any charitable purpose.
A bona fide nontemporary salaried officer or employee of a charitable organization is not considered to be a professional fund-raising counsel.
It is the intent of the Legislature to require the registration and financial reporting of Charitable Organizations, and the registration and bonding of Professional Fundraising Counsel, Commercial Co-venturers, and Professional Solicitors.
www.state.me.us /pfr/olr/categories/cat10.htm   (2140 words)

  
 Charitable organization - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A charitable organization (also known as a charity) is a trust, company or unincorporated association established for charitable purposes only.
In law, the concept of "charitable" purpose has a technical meaning which is not quite the same as the way that the word is used in normal language.
Charitable Remainder Trusts are so named because the remainder of the assets in the trust passes to a designated charity at the death of the grantor or one or more beneficiaries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charitable_organization   (1183 words)

  
 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SOLICITATION OF CHARITABLE FUNDS ACT.
Such application shall include: (1) A registration statement, (2) an annual financial report for such organization for the preceding fiscal year that is prepared in accordance with the provisions of subsection (a) of section 21a-190c, as amended by this act, and (3) an audited financial statement as required by subsection (b) of said section 21a-190c.
(e) In the event that a charitable organization fails to register in accordance with the provisions of this section, such organization shall include in its application for registration an annual financial report for each of the previous years in which such organization was required to file an application for registration or an annual financial report.
The charitable organization on whose behalf the paid solicitor is acting shall certify that the solicitation notice and accompanying material are true and complete.
www.cga.ct.gov /2005/act/Pa/2005PA-00101-R00SB-00946-PA.htm   (1869 words)

  
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chss2.montclair.edu /furrg/_int98/000000c8.htm   (3524 words)

  
 Ohio Attorney General - Business Services
The Charitable Organizations Section of the Attorney General's office represents the state in all civil litigation and administrative proceedings arising under the state laws which regulate charitable organizations that conduct charitable gaming.
Charitable organizations are generally required to register with, and annually file reports with, the Attorney General’s Office.
Ohio's charitable solicitation statute provides that every charitable organization that intends to solicit contributions in Ohio by any means, shall file a registration statement with the Attorney General.
www.ag.state.oh.us /business/charitable.asp   (264 words)

  
 FAQ's - Charitable Support Tax Exempt Organizations
A charitable support organization does not qualify for exempt status or non-private foundation status on its own, but "piggy-backs" on the exempt status of another organization which is itself a §501(c)(3) organization and which qualifies as either a traditional donative charity or a "service provider" charity.
Each beneficiary organization would usually be specified by name, but this is not always required, depending on the kind of relationship it has with the charitable support organization.
Beneficiary organizations, officers, directors and key employees are technically "disqualified persons" under the tax laws, yet they are specifically permitted to control the operations of a charitable support organization.
www.t-tlaw.com /lr-08.htm   (874 words)

  
 Charitable Partnerships Organization
The Charitable Partnerships Organization was founded in 1999 to serve the three principal components of the American philanthropic community.
Charitable Partnerships serves this vital community through a nationwide network of over 500 fund raisers, financial advisers, attorneys and other professionals.
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www.cporg.net   (618 words)

  
 Procedures and Requirements
The Charitable Organizations and Solicitations Act, 1975 PA 169, as amended, MCL 400.271 et seq., MSA 3.240(1) et seq.
If it is determined that a charitable solicitation license is required, then the organization will need to submit a properly completed Application for License to Solicit Donations.  ; Alternatively, organizations that solicit in more than one state may file the Unified Registration Statement that is accepted by many states.
No charitable remainder beneficiary is under the dominion or control of the grantor, testator, executor, trustee, or members of the grantor's or testator's family.
www.michigan.gov /ag/0,1607,7-164-17334_18095-45037--,00.html   (2017 words)

  
 Charitable trust - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Not to be confused with charitable organizations (or charities) in general.
charitable trusts are exempt from the rule against perpetuities, which (in short) would otherwise require a trust to come to an end after a certain period.
charitable trusts are formed for charitable purposes; normally trusts must be for the benefit of a beneficiary or a class of beneficiaries, and non-charitable purpose trusts are normally (outside of specific exceptions) void; and
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charitable_trust   (227 words)

  
 Registering Your Charitable Organization
In Tennessee, any person or group that solicits the public for support of its charitable cause is a “charitable organization..” Such solicitation may include asking for money or selling items such as sponsorships, advertisements, books, food, or tickets to a show.
Generally speaking, persons or organizations that intend to solicit donations must register with the state before asking the public for contributions.
The Tennessee Secretary of State Division of Charitable Organizations may investigate a complaint of fraud or any violation of the state’s charitable solicitation laws.
www.scoreknox.org /library/registering.htm   (630 words)

  
 Religious and Charitable Organizations
Real estate (a) owned by, or held in trust for, the organization, and (b) occupied by the organization, or its officers, for its charitable purposes, or by another charity, or its officers, for its charitable purposes.
Definition of Charitable Organizations – A charitable organization for property tax exemption purposes is defined as a corporation, or trust, established for literary, benevolent, charitable, or temperance purposes.
The organization must be organized for charitable purposes and must actually operate as a public charity.
www.middleborough.com /religious_and_charitable_organizations.htm   (1304 words)

  
 Kansas Secretary of State - Charitable Organizations
The law requires charitable organizations, as defined in K.S.A. to register with the Secretary of State's office prior to soliciting.
The Kansas Charitable Organizations and Solicitations Act is located in Kansas law at K.S.A. et seq.
Certain charitable organizations are exempt from the required registration.
www.kssos.org /business/business_charitable.html   (176 words)

  
 DRL- Charitable Organization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
(a) the name of the charitable organization and the purpose for which it is organized.
(i) the names of the persons within the charitable organization who are responsible for the final distribution of contributions.
(2) a statement of the place where and the date when the charitable organization was legally established, the form of its organization and whether it has tax-exempt status.
drl.wi.gov /prof/char/cred.htm   (392 words)

  
 Dept. of Justice_137_010
(1) Charitable corporations and trustees, including trustees of charitable remainder trusts, which hold property for charitable purposes over which the State or the Attorney General has enforcement or supervisory power are required to register with the Charitable Activities Section of the office of the Attorney General.
(2) The charitable corporation, trustee, or other charitable organization receiving a notice of imposition of penalty shall, upon its written request received within ten days, be entitled to a contested case hearing before the Attorney General or his designee to dispute the imposition of the penalty or to submit evidence in mitigation.
Registration and annual reports required by either the Charitable Solicitations Act or the Charitable Trust and Corporation Act shall be submitted to the Charitable Activities Section, Office of the Attorney General, 1515 S.W. 5th, Suite 410, Portland, Oregon 97201-5451.
arcweb.sos.state.or.us /rules/OARS_100/OAR_137/137_010.html   (2770 words)

  
 Charities Forms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
All registered charitable organizations are required to file this report by July 15 (if organization has a December 31 year-end) or the 15th day of the seventh month following the close of its fiscal year.
Minnesota law requires a charitable organization soliciting or intending to solicit contributions in excess of $25,000 a year, or having paid officers or staff, or using a professional fund raiser, to file a Registration Statement.
This notice must be filed with the Attorney General's Office as part of the Registration Statement if the professional fund-raiser or any person it employs, procures, or engages, solicits contributions in the State of Minnesota.
www.ag.state.mn.us /charities/charforms.html   (246 words)

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