Definition of a Nonprofit Corporation
Reasons to Form a Nonprofit Corporation
Comparing a Nonprofit to an LLC or Corporation
Tax Exemption for Nonprofits
Commercial Rights of Nonprofits
Managing a Nonprofit Corporation
Membership in a Nonprofit
501(c)(3) Tax Exemption for Nonprofits
Other Types of Nonprofits
Applying for Tax Exempt Status
Operating a Nonprofit Corporation
Checklist for New Nonprofit Corporations
12. Checklist for New Nonprofit Corporations
Incorporating your nonprofit and obtaining tax-exempt status are just two of many required steps. The following is a list of things to do or consider after starting a new nonprofit corporation.
Establish a corporate banking account.
Contact the state tax board for information about obtaining a state tax number and see if additional information must be submitted for state tax exemption.
Check with the state Department of Consumer Affairs or Business Licensing to obtain any required business licenses or permits.
Contact the state Attorney General's Office to see if registration or reporting is required.
Find out about workers' compensation if you will have employees.
Protect your trade name - contact LegalZoom for information on federal trademark and copyright services as well as fictitious name registration.
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