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Obtaining Recognition of Tax-Exempt Status

October 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Obtaining Recognition of Tax-Exempt Status · Form 1023, Process for Obtaining Recognition of Tax Exemption, State Exemption, Streamlined Application, tax exemption

Nonprofit organizations are not automatically recognized as tax-exempt.  This raises all sorts of questions:  What types of tax-exemption are there?  Do charitable organizations, tax-exempt under IRC 501(c)(3) need to abide by certain rules or criteria?   Are there different criteria for other tax-exempt organizations?  How does a nonprofit apply for recognition of tax-exemption from federal income […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Non-Profit Entity Selection

October 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Advantages and Disadvantages of Non-Profit Entity Selection · Advantages of Nonprofit Entity, California Exempt Status, Disadvantages of Non-Profit Entity, tax exemption

Are you considering forming a new nonprofit organization? What issues should you think about in making this decision? The webinar below addresses the following topics: ● Myths ● Advantages of Non-Profit Entity Selection ● Disadvantages of Non-Profit Entity Selection ● Other Alternatives For a free webinar on this topic please see below.   For more […]

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Credit for New UCLA Extension Class: Nonprofit Organizations: Compliance and Governance

September 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on Credit for New UCLA Extension Class: Nonprofit Organizations: Compliance and Governance · California Exempt Status, Federal Income Taxes, Form 990, Governance, Loss of Tax-Exempt Staus, nonprofit checklist, policies and procedures, state compliance, tax exemption

UCLA Extension can offer students of this class with credit as follows: ● CPAs will receive attendees36 hours of CPE credit ● Attorneys will receive 34 hours of MCLE credit, including 1 hour of Ethics ● Class credit towards a UCLA Extension certificate in accounting ● Class credit towards a UCLA Extension certificate in tax. […]

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How to Rescue the Troubled Nonprofit Seminar

June 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on How to Rescue the Troubled Nonprofit Seminar · California Exempt Status, Loss of Tax-Exempt Staus, state compliance, tax exemption, tax returns

Do you know what to do when federal tax exemption is automatically revoked?  Specifically, when federal tax-exemption is automatically revoked, how should a nonprofit re-establish its tax-exemption?  What about dealing with “suspended” status with the California Secretary of State?  These questions and more will be covered at this presentation. Objectives: ●  Learn when exemption will […]

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New UCLA Extension Class: Tax Reporting and Governance for Nonprofit Organizations

March 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off on New UCLA Extension Class: Tax Reporting and Governance for Nonprofit Organizations · California Exempt Status, California nonprofit law, Federal Income Taxes, Governance, intermediate sanctions, Loss of Tax-Exempt Staus, policies and procedures, Private foundations, tax exemption, tax returns

Designed for CPAs, Enrolled Agents, tax managers, controllers, trustees, financial planners, and executive directors, this 12 meetings course presents tax-related guidelines and key issues for nonprofit organizations. Topics covered include a step-by-step process for corporate formation and application for recognition of tax-exempt status, unrelated business income, taxation of commercial activities conducted through joint ventures and […]

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Streamlined Exemption Application – Being Considered

April 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on Streamlined Exemption Application – Being Considered · private inuremenet, tax exemption

Currently the only way to obtain recognition of 501(c)(3) status is to apply for tax-exemption using IRS Form 1023. The key word is “currently.” A new streamlined application was drafted by the IRS and is being considered for use by small organizations. It was submitted to the Office of Management and Budget for review under […]

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Small Nonprofit Consultation Checklist

March 10th, 2014 · Comments Off on Small Nonprofit Consultation Checklist · Federal Income Taxes, Governance, Loss of Tax-Exempt Staus, nonprofit checklist, policies and procedures, state compliance, tax exemption, tax returns

At the Tax Section Exempt Organizations Committee Meeting of the American Bar Association, held on January 24, 2014, a Small Nonprofit Consultation Checklist was presented.  Note: This checklist is designed for small public charities organized as nonprofit corporations. Charitable trusts, private foundations and supporting organizations should not rely on this checklist. Governing Documents Articles of […]

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