Obtaining 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status is a lot easier now with the IRS Form 1023-EZ streamlined application. Use this book to form your California nonprofit corporation and obtain your federal and state tax exemptions. We provide step-by-step instructions for both the Form 1023 and the new easier Form 1023-EZ. How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation in California shows you how to choose a corporate name and structure; prepare and file nonprofit articles with the state of California; qualify as a 501(c)(3) public charity; obtain your federal and California tax exemptions; create bylaws; set up a corporate records book; prepare minutes of your first board meeting; and handle postincorporation filings and tasks. This new edition is completely updated to cover changes to the law.
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Is nonprofit incorporation right for you? Legal rights and duties of incorporators, directors, officers, employees, and members Requirements for Section 501(c)(3) tax exemption Public charities and private foundations Other tax benefits and requirements Choose a name and file your articles of incorporation Bylaws Apply for your federal 501(c)(3) tax exemption Final steps in organizing your nonprofit After your corporation is organized Lawyers, legal research, and accountants.
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