Applying for tax exemption with IRS

Having filed the articles of association and the by laws of the new organization with the secretary of state, it is then time to apply for tax exempt status under section 501(c) (3) with the Internal Revenue Service… Read More

Articles of Incorporation of a non profit organization

The articles of Incorporation (also called the Certificate of Incorporation or simply ‘Charter’ in some states) is a legal document that is to be filed by a non profit organization(all all corporations) at the time of its formation… Read More

Fiduciary duties of a non profit board member

The member of a board of non profit organization has several responsibilities towards the organization and towards the stakeholders of the non-profit organization and it is important that the you know your duties before you start a non… Read More

Drafting the Non profit organization’s by-laws

The by-laws (also called ‘bye’-laws) of a non profit organization lays down the broad policies and framework for conducting of its day to day activites and thus deserves special attention when starting a non profit organization. The by-laws… Read More

Should you incorporate a 501 (c) (3) Non Profit organization ?

We recieve a lot many queries from people wiling to start a 501(c) (3) Non profit organization. Even before one thinks of starting such an organization, the question arises why 501(c) (3) ? Why not an unregisered club… Read More