Starting Your Nonprofit

Maintaining Tax Exempt Status in a Nonprofit

Keep your tax-exempt status up to date and in compliance, so you can get on with the business you really care about.

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Advantages of Turning Your Business Into a Public Benefit Corporation

Socially conscious companies have several options when it comes to choosing a business structure.

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What Are the Duties of a Nonprofit President?

The duties, responsibilities, and salary of a nonprofit president differ in some important ways from the head of a for-profit entity.

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Can An LLC Be A Nonprofit?

Nonprofits are often referred to as corporations, but can they also be LLCs? They can, but it isn’t typical. Find out more about how LLCs can act as…

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Choosing a Type of Nonprofit Organization

Before forming a nonprofit organization, you should understand the types of structures available so that you can choose the one that will provide the…

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Disadvantages of Nonprofit Status

One of the most important things to know about a nonprofit organization is that it is not owned by its founders. Unlike a private business that can…

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Unincorporated Nonprofit Association vs. Nonprofit Corporation

If you've formed an unincorporated association for the purpose of doing public good, incorporating as a nonprofit corporation or applying for IRS tax…

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How to Start a Nonprofit

Starting a successful nonprofit requires a clear mission, doing your research, and preparing a solid business plan.

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How to Start a Nonprofit in California

Forming a nonprofit organization in California is a complex process. Be sure you know the procedures for forming a nonprofit and securing tax-exempt…

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Structuring Your Nonprofit: the Differences Between Incorporation and LLC

Founders of small nonprofits are increasingly turning to LLC business structures rather than incorporating. Here's why it makes sense—and how to do…

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