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Which New York Non-Profit Organizations Are Eligible For 501(c) (3) Tax-Exempt Status?

There are three key components for an organization to be exempt from federal income tax under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. A not-for-profit (i.e., nonprofit) organization must be organized and operated exclusively for one or more exempt purposes. ORGANIZED – A 501(c) (3) organization must be organized as a corporation, trust, or…

What is a New York Not-for-Profit Corporation?

A not-for-profit corporation is a corporation formed pursuant to the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law. The Certificate of Incorporation of a New York not-for-profit corporation must set forth the specific purposes for which the corporation is being formed and the corporation may not be formed for financial gain. There are four types of not-for-profit corporations: Type…