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Webinars for Wise Nonprofits: Becoming a Nonprofit: Incorporation and Tax Exemption

Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2022, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Online Webinar

Many New Yorkers have been inspired to help others who are in need during the pandemic and have thought about forming a nonprofit. Getting a new nonprofit organization off to the right start can mean the difference between success and failure. This webinar will go step-by-step through the process of incorporating in New York State and applying for federal tax-exempt status. Attention will be given to the benefits and obligations of incorporation and tax-exempt status including reporting requirements, the role of board members, and the limitations on lobbying and political activities.

Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to evaluate the decision to form a nonprofit corporation and apply for federal tax exemption based upon an understanding of state and federal law.

For those interested in forming a nonprofit organization in New York.

Presenters: Ciarra Chavarria, Staff Attorney, and Veronica Aksu, Staff Attorney