How to Form a 501(C)(3) in 3 Easy Steps

How to Form a 501(C)(3) in 3 Easy Steps

501(c)(3) nonprofits do the world a great service. These organizations fall into three categories: public charities, private foundations, and private operating foundations.   In spite of the economic drivers of for-profit businesses, nonprofits work without the desire...
Can My Nonprofit File a 990 Postcard?

Can My Nonprofit File a 990 Postcard?

If you own or manage a nonprofit business, you want filing 990 tax forms to be as uncomplicated as humanly possible. Should you file a 990 or 990-EZ? How about a 990-PF (for private foundations)? Or can your nonprofit file the 990-N, also called the 990 postcard?...
What Is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit? A Complete Guide

What Is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit? A Complete Guide

If you’re reading this article… You’re looking to establish a 501(c)(3) non-profit Or you’re already a 501(c)(3) non-profit and you’re looking for more information Either way, you’re in the right place. Navigating U.S. tax law and the unique requirements of tax-exempt...
IRS Form 990: You Can Do This

IRS Form 990: You Can Do This

In journalism, there’s a foundational rule to the delivery of information: Who, what, when, where, why, and how. These elements form the crux of any story, but more importantly, they give us readers a clear understanding of what’s most important. That understanding...