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Rules for Accepting Donations as a Nonprofit Organization
Ensuring that contributions to your nonprofit qualify as 501(c)(3) donations is essential. Know your charitable purpose, stick to it, and offer complete written acknowledgments to keep those gifts coming.Learn more
What Is a 501 (c)(6)?
Charitable organizations are probably the best known of the IRS's 501(c) tax-exempt statuses, but entities such as business leagues and professional associations may qualify for tax-exempt status despite not having a charitable purpose.Learn more
How Do You Become the Executor of an Estate Without a Will?
Becoming the administrator of an estate without a will requires petitioning the court and fulfilling a few other requirements before you can begin settling a decedent's estate.Learn more
What Is an L3C?
Forming an L3C may be a good alternative to forming a nonprofit, but carefully consider its risks and limitations, and be sure the L3C structure is available in your state.Learn more
Penalties for Trademark Violation
Depending on the circumstances, a trademark violation can escalate to a criminal matter.Learn more
Can Power of Attorney Change Beneficiaries on a Bank Account?
Changing beneficiaries on a bank account is a fairly simple process if your power of attorney documents allow it.Learn more
How to Find Articles of Incorporation in the Public Record
A corporation must file articles of incorporation in its state of operations, and you have a right to obtain a copy for your own corporation or someone else's.Learn more
How Can a Nonprofit Change Its Name?
Changing the name of your nonprofit isn't tough. You just need to carefully complete the steps required for your internal process—such as a shareholder vote or trustee action—and submit the appropriate forms and information to the IRS.Learn more
How to Handle Inheritance Property With a Mortgage
As the inheritor of property, unless stated to the contrary, you will become financially responsible for the asset you inherit, and that could potentially include a mortgage.Learn more