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Definition of a Nonprofit Corporation

A Nonprofit corporation is a special type of corporation that has been organized to meet specific tax-exempt purposes. To qualify for Nonprofit status, your corporation must be formed to benefit: (1) the public, (2) a specific group of individuals, or (3) the membership of the Nonprofit.

Examples of Nonprofits include: religious organizations, charitable organizations, political organizations, credit unions and membership clubs such as the Elk's Club or a country club.

 

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